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Headlines - March 11, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-03-11

Duration: 00:03:21

Subjects: Louisiana Board of Regents | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | STATE BUDGET | Louisiana Revenue Estimating Conference | DARDENNE, JAY | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Tourism

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host

Description

This segment from the March 11, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: a press conference with Governor Bobby Jindal discussing his executive budget; Greg Albrecht of the Legislative Fiscal Office testifying before the Revenue Estimating Conference on the higher than expected sales and personal income tax collections; the resignation of Roland Toups and the appointment of Dr. Albert Sam II to the Board of Regents; a press conference with Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne discussing how the Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism plans to use the $30 million in money from BP to boost the state’s tourism industry following the BP Oil Spill; and the ground-breaking at the Nucor Iron and Steel Plant in St. James Parish.