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Legislative Session Preview (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-03-29

Duration: 00:22:21

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1991 | Politics | Government | Taxes | Apportionment (Election law) | TEACHER EVALUATIONS | Abortion


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Shuler, Marsha Panelist
  • Erwin, Barry Panelist
  • Coates, Guy Panelist


This segment from the March 29, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robert Collins leading a panel discussion with three capitol correspondents, Marsha Shuler of the State Times and Morning Advocate in Baton Rouge, Barry Erwin of WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, and Guy Coates of the Associated Press. They discuss the major issues of the upcoming special sessions and regular session of the Louisiana Legislature, including: the proposed renewal of the three sales tax; the relationship between the Roemer Administration and the Legislature; redistricting; teacher evaluations; and abortion.