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Headlines - February 27, 1987

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-02-27

Duration: 00:02:16



  • Hinton, Rob Host


This segment from the February 27, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Louisiana’s unemployment rate of 14.7% ranking as the highest in the nation; Senate President Sammy Nunez and Speaker of the House John Alario calling for a new system to figure out how much state revenue is available to spend on government services; United States Senator John Breaux drafting a bill requiring the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to identify threatened wetlands; and NASA setting a March deadline for proposals for the space station contract.