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Headlines - February 10, 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: 2012-02-10

Duration: 00:03:25

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Vitter, David | United States. Army. Corps of Engineers | Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Vitter, David Speaker

Description

This segment from the February 10, 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: Governor Bobby Jindal announcing his state budget proposal; United States Senator David Vitter speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about his proposal to remove the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from the lead role on construction projects; a proposed settlement in the class action lawsuit against the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation; the plans for the upcoming Washington, D.C. Mardi Gras Ball; and a look at the Louisiana nominees for the Best Regional Roots Music Album at the upcoming Grammy awards.