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Good Government Bills (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-07-10

Duration: 00:08:55

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1981 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | REFORM BILLS | Campaign Finance | Financial disclosure | LOBBYISTS | Open meetings law | CAPITAL OUTLAY


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Nash, Jere Interviewee


This segment from the July 10, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with Jere Nash of Common Cause. He discusses the lack of “good government” or reform bills in the 1981 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature in five areas: campaign finance; financial disclosure for lobbyists; the open meetings law; the procedure for removing public officials from office after they are convicted of a felony and have exhausted all of their appeals; and the procedures for approving projects in the capital outlay bill. Host: Ron Blome