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2010 Legislative Session, Week 3

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-04-16

Duration: 00:05:15

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | STATE BUDGET | Budget deficits | Louisiana Revenue Estimating Conference | State pay freeze | Traffic cameras | Traffic violations | Traffic safety | Automobiles -- Seat belts | Public contracts | Louisiana. Legislative Fiscal Office


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Alford, Jeremy Producer
  • Albrecht, Greg Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Arnold, Jeff Speaker
  • Holden, Kip Interviewee
  • Richmond, Cedric Speaker
  • Hines, Walker Speaker


This segment from the April 16, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s recap of the events at the third week of the 2010 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: Greg Albrecht of the Legislative Fiscal Office testifying before the Revenue Estimating Conference on the state’s fiscal outlook; a press conference with Governor Bobby Jindal expressing his support for pay freezes in the judicial and legislative branches; State Representative Jeff Arnold testifying on his bill to stop local governments from using mounted traffic cameras to catch drivers running red lights; an interview with Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden on his opposition to Arnold’s bill; State Representative Cedric Richmond testifying on his bill to increase the fines for not wearing a seat belt; and State Representative Walker Hines testifying on his bill to prohibit certain felons from bidding on public contracts. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford