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Drug Racketeering & Hazardous Waste Bills Pass out of Committee (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-04-22

Duration: 00:01:45

Subjects: Politics | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1983 | Crime | Drug traffic | RACKETEERING | Environment | HAZARDOUS WASTES


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Weaver, Loy Speaker
  • Lamonica, Ray Speaker


This segment from the April 22, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on two bills that passed out of House Committees, a bill giving law enforcement the power to seize businesses and profits acquired through illegal drug trafficking and a bill forbidding the disposal of hazardous waste from foreign countries in Louisiana. Host: Beth George