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Headlines - June 22, 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: 2012-06-22

Duration: 00:04:38

Subjects: Oil and gas leases | Flood insurance | Council for the Development of French in Louisiana | Obesity | Louisiana hayride (Radio program)

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Donelon, Jim Speaker
  • Arceneaux, William Interviewee
  • Gordon, Stewart Interviewee

Description

This segment from the June 22, 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 federal government selling a record number of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico since the 2010 BP Oil Spill; Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the need for all Louisiana citizens to purchase flood insurance; an interview with Dr. William Arceneaux on the impact of the $100,000 budget cut to the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL); an interview with Dr. Stewart Gordon of the Louisiana Council on Obesity Prevention on the state’s obesity problem; and highlights from the Louisiana Hayride Awards Luncheon in Shreveport.