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Sen. Mary Landrieu Interview - Jan. 15, 2010

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-01-15

Duration: 00:06:13

Subjects: Landrieu, Mary, 1955- | Health care reform | HEALTH INSURANCE | COASTAL RESTORATION


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Landrieu, Mary Interviewee


This segment from the January 15, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s interview with United States Senator Mary Landrieu on the ongoing debate over health care reform. Senator Landrieu discusses: her agreement with the Senate’s private sector reform approach; the importance of health insurance reform and decreasing the cost of the overall system; the timeline for finding common ground between the House and the Senate; and her goal of stabilizing the cost of health insurance premiums through competition. She also touches on her recent trip to Vermilion Parish and her plans to introduce coastal restoration legislation.