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Headlines - June 15, 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: 2012-06-15

Duration: 00:03:55

Subjects: Education | Drunk driving

Contributors:

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

Description

This segment from the June 15, 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 sentencing of R. Allen Stanford to 110 years in jail for his role in a $7 billion Ponzi scheme; State Representative Katrina Jackson’s reaction to Governor Bobby Jindal vetoing her bill providing tax rebates to anyone contributing money to public schools; Governor Jindal signing six drunk driving bills into law; the sinking of the new Cajun Coast Visitors Center building in Morgan City; and a “Louisiana Bicentennial Minute” on governors with Faith Ford.