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Constitutional Convention Recap (1992)

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: 1992-10-02

Duration: 00:11:08

Subjects: Louisiana. Constitutional Convention (1992) | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | STATE BUDGET | Constitutional amendments


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Normand, Keith Photographer
  • Greene, Tom Interviewee
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Holden, Kip Interviewee
  • Rombach, John Interviewee
  • Drennen, Mark Interviewee
  • Ackal, Bo Speaker
  • Laborde, Raymond Interviewee


This segment from the October 2, 1992, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the lack of meaningful fiscal reform passed at the 1992 Constitutional Amendment and the state budget cuts being considered by the Edwards Administration. His report includes interviews with: State Senator Tom Greene; State Representative Kip Holden; John Rombach of the Legislative Fiscal Office; Mark Drennen of the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR); and Commissioner of Administration Raymond Laborde. His report also includes highlights of a press conference with Governor Edwin Edwards, as well as State Representative Bo Ackal presenting one his proposed constitutional amendments on the House floor. Host: Robert Collins