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Headlines - November 23, 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: 2012-11-23

Duration: 00:03:08

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | DARDENNE, JAY | Tourism | Premature infants

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker

Description

This segment from the November 23, 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: a disagreement between state legislators on eliminating tax exemptions; nineteen House members requesting an opinion from the Attorney General on whether the Jindal Administration is using unconstitutional sources of financing within the state budget; Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the state’s tourism budget; the March of Dimes giving Louisiana an “F” on their 2012 Premature Birth Report Card; and the plans for the upcoming Bayou Classic in New Orleans.