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State Rep. Rick Gallot Interview

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-01-07

Duration: 00:06:28

Subjects: GALLOT, RICHARD "RICK" | State legislators | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | SPECIAL SESSIONS | REAPPORTIONMENT | Apportionment (Election law) | Politics | Government

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Gallot, Rick Interviewee

Description

This segment from the January 7, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with State Representative Rick Gallot, the chairman of the House and Governmental Affairs Committee. He discusses: the upcoming March special session on redistricting; educating the House membership on the redistricting process; the state’s loss of a Congressional district; the possibility of creating a coastal Louisiana district or a north Louisiana district; and the public meetings that will be held around the state.