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2010 Legislative Session, Week 2

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-04-09

Duration: 00:07:32

Subjects: Term limits (Public office) | Louisiana -- Officials and employees | School board members | Louisiana Recovery Authority | Hurricane recovery | Transparency in government | Finance, Public | Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | STATE BUDGET | Dedicated funds -- Louisiana | Traffic cameras | Traffic violations | Drug dealers | Drivers' licenses | CREDIT CARDS | Louisiana Public Broadcasting


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Justice, Todd Editor
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Arnold, Jeff Interviewee
  • Hardy, Rickey Interviewee
  • Jackson, Michael Interviewee
  • Jones, Rosalind Speaker
  • Champagne, Simone Speaker
  • Carter, Stephen Speaker
  • Senegal, Nolton Speaker
  • Keegan, Robin Speaker
  • Harrison, Joe Interviewee


This segment from the April 9, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s recap of the events at the second week of the 2010 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: a press conference with Governor Bobby Jindal expressing his support of a 10% cut to dedicated funds within the state budget; an interview with State Representative Jeff Arnold on his bill prohibiting the use of traffic cameras in issuing traffic violations; an interview with State Representative Rickey Hardy on his bill requiring people with two or more drug offenses to carry a special color coded drivers’ license; an interview with State Representative Michael Jackson on his bill prohibiting surcharges on credit card transactions; highlights from “LPB Day” at the State Capitol; State Representative Rosalind Jones questioning State Representative Simone Champagne on her bill enacting term limits for statewide elected officials; State Representative Stephen Carter and Nolton Senegal of the Louisiana School Boards Association testifying on Carter’s bill requiring term limits for school board members; Robin Keegan of the Louisiana Recovery Authority testifying on the agency’s $3.2 billion in unspent funds; and an interview with State Representative Joe Harrison on his bill requiring state departments to release itemized public spending reports each quarter. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford