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Constitutional Amendments (1989)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-10-06

Duration: 00:07:12

Subjects: Elections, 1989 | Constitutional amendments


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Dastugue, Quentin Speaker
  • Templet, Paul Interviewee
  • Mills, P.J. Interviewee
  • Drennen, Mark Interviewee
  • Berthelot, John Interviewee
  • Rhorer, Davis Interviewee


This segment from the October 6, 1989, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the 13 constitutional amendments on the October 7th ballot. His report includes highlights of a speech by State Representative Quentin Dastugue, the sponsor of the amendment creating a highway and transportation trust fund. Duhe also interviews: Secretary Paul Templet of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ); P.J. Mills, chief of staff to Governor Buddy Roemer; Mark Drennen, the president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR); Gonzales Mayor John Berthelot, the president of the Louisiana Municipal Association; and Davis Rhorer of the Baton Rouge Downtown Development District. Host: Robert Collins