Week in Review – January 13, 1984
Louisiana: The State We're In
Genre: News, Public Affairs
Place Covered: Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1984-01-13
Subjects: Edwards, Edwin W. | Louisiana. Office of State Police | Drunk driving | Hainkel, John J.
- Johnson, Ken Host
- Courtney, Beth Host
- Edwards, Edwin Speaker
This segment from the January 13, 1984, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson and Beth Courtney reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor-Elect Edwin Edwards announcing his new tax proposal; Edwards expressing his support for the Louisiana State Police; the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget approving $200,000 for drunk driving patrols in five parishes; Commissioner of Elections Jerry Fowler offering election reform proposals to speed up the voting process; a Legislative Staff Committee recommending the consolidation of juvenile delinquent services within the Department of Health and Human Resources; Speaker of the House John Hainkel vowing to fight to keep his position; a federal appeals court in New Orleans throwing out the 1979 convictions of the Tallulah Police Chief and Assistant Police Chief; and former teamster Edward Grady Partin changing his plea from “not guilty” to “no contest” on charges of racketeering and embezzlement.