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Headlines - March 22, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-03-22

Duration: 00:03:24

Subjects: Alexander, F. King (Fieldon King) | Louisiana. Supreme Court | Fort Polk (La.) | Educational vouchers | Tax reform

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Monaghan, Steve Interviewee
  • Fuller, Howard Interviewee
  • Denkard, Scott Interviewee

Description

This segment from the March 22, 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: interviews with Steve Monaghan of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers and Dr. Howard Fuller of the Black Alliance for Educational Options following the Louisiana Supreme Court hearing on the constitutionality of the school voucher program; the United States Department of Defense announcing the possibility of 5,300 lay-offs at Fort Polk; LSU presidential finalist F. King Alexander visiting Baton Rouge; and an interview with Scott Denkard, an economist with the Tax Foundation, on Governor Bobby Jindal’s tax reform plan.