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State Budget Crunch (1985)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-09-20

Duration: 00:04:55

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature. Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget | STATE BUDGET


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Rayburn, B.B. "Sixty" Interviewee
  • Guydan, Lydia Speaker
  • Cross, Mike Interviewee


This segment from the September 20, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson’s report on the meeting of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget to decide on program budget cuts in order to balance the state budget. His report includes interviews with State Senators B.B. "Sixty" Rayburn and Mike Cross, as well as testimony by Lydia Guydan of the Friends of the Handicapped.