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Robert Travis Scott Interview - April 8, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-04-08

Duration: 00:06:49

Subjects: Scott, Robert Travis | Apportionment (Election law) | REAPPORTIONMENT | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | SPECIAL SESSIONS | United States. Congress

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Scott, Robert Travis Interviewee

Description

This segment from the April 8, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview with Robert Travis Scott of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR). Scott discusses the Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature on redistricting, including: the competing plans for dividing the Congressional districts in North Louisiana and along the coast; the lack of controversy over the plan for the House and Senate districts in the Legislature; and Governor Bobby Jindal’s involvement with the redistricting process.