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SECURE Study Group (1994)

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: 1994-04-08

Duration: 00:13:20

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


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Flouroy, Melissa Speaker
  • Guidry, John Speaker
  • Ackal, Bo Speaker
  • Griffin, Lee Interviewee
  • Nunez, Sammy Interviewee
  • Bourg, John "Red" Interviewee
  • Laborde, Raymond Interviewee


This segment from the April 8, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the Phase 1 recommendations of a citizens’ working group known as SECURE, the Select Council on Revenues and Expenditures, to help improve the state’s fiscal condition. He interviews: Lee Griffin, chairman and CEO of Premier Bank and chairman of SECURE; Senate President Sammy Nunez; John “Red” Bourg, SECURE member; and Commissioner of Administration Raymond Laborde. Duhe’s report also includes highlights of a recent meeting of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, including comments by State Representative Melissa Flournoy, State Senator John Guidry, and State Representative Bo Ackal. Host: Robert Collins