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Headlines - March 30, 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: 2012-03-30

Duration: 00:04:18

Subjects: Educational change | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2012 | Martin, Trayvon, 1995-2012 | Homeless veterans | Teacher tenure

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Westra, John Speaker
  • Ford, Faith Speaker

Description

This segment from the March 30, 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 Senate Education Committee passing the teacher tenure reform bill at the 2012 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature; protests across the state in honor of the memory of Trayvon Martin; LSU AgCenter economist John Westra speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the 7% increase in the value of Louisiana agriculture despite drought conditions; four Louisiana cities receiving federal funding for housing homeless veterans; and a “Louisiana Bicentennial Minute” on cities with Faith Ford.