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Headlines – February 8, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-02-08

Duration: 00:03:40

Subjects: Edwards, Edwin W. | MEDICAID | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | HIV infections | AIDS (Disease) | Voisin, Mike

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Perry, Kristie Interviewee

Description

This segment from the February 8, 2013, 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 release of former Governor Edwin Edwards from post-prison supervision; the AARP, the Louisiana Budget Project, and the Louisiana chapter of the National Association of Social Workers sending an open letter to Governor Bobby Jindal urging him to accept Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare); an interview with Kristie Perry, the program manager of HIV-AIDS Awareness, at a National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day event at Southern University in Baton Rouge; and the death of Mike Voisin, the owner of Motivatit Seafoods, at age 59.