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Mayor's Day at the Legislature (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-05-21

Duration: 00:08:28

Subjects: Politics | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1982 | LEGISLATION | Local governments | MAYORS | Louisiana Municipal Association


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Thompson, Mike Interviewee
  • Pasqua, Charles Interviewee


This segment from the May 21, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on Mayor’s Day at the Louisiana Legislature, which was sponsored by the Louisiana Municipal Association (LMA). This report includes an interview with Mayor Mike Thompson of Delhi and provides an overview of the legislative package sponsored by LMA in order to allow local governments to generate new recurring sources of revenue. Host: Beth George