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Headlines - April 29, 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: 2011-04-29

Duration: 00:02:51

Subjects: Tucker, Jim | Edwards, John Bel | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Prisons | Louisiana Honor Air

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Tucker, Jim Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker

Description

This segment from the April 29, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: State Representative John Bel Edwards and Speaker of the House Jim Tucker testifying before the House and Governmental Affairs Committee on Tucker’s decision to hire a Virginia law firm affiliated with the Republican Party to represent the House in a redistricting lawsuit; a press conference with Governor Bobby Jindal discussing his plan to sell three state prisons; and the plans for the final flight of Louisiana Honor Air, an organization that sends Louisiana World War II veterans on a one-day trip to visit the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.