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Speaker of the House John Hainkel Interview (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-06-19

Duration: 00:12:06

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1981 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Hainkel, John J. | Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives | STATE BUDGET | CAPITAL OUTLAY | SPECIAL SESSIONS | REAPPORTIONMENT | First use tax | NATURAL GAS | WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION | Workers' compensation | Labor


  • George, Beth Host
  • Hainkel, John Interviewee


This segment from the June 19, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with Speaker of the House John Hainkel. He discusses the growing independence of the Legislature, spending being spread across the state, the passage of the capital outlay bill, the upcoming special session on reapportionment, the possibility of amending the first use tax on natural gas, the pacing of the session, and the debate on the Workmen’s Compensation reform bill. Host: Beth George