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Headlines - January 13, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-01-13

Duration: 00:03:31

Subjects: Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast | COASTAL RESTORATION | Toledo Bend Reservoir (La. and Tex.) | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | University of Louisiana at Monroe

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Moret, Stephen Speaker

Description

This segment from the January 13, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority releasing a 50-year Coastal Master Plan; the controversy over a proposed contract to sell water from Toledo Bend to a private company in Texas; Secretary Stephen Moret of the Department of Economic Development discussing Louisiana’s potential to become the next economic powerhouse in the South; and U.S. News and World Report ranking the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s online graduate education program as one of the best in the country.