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Headlines - April 5, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-05

Duration: 00:03:50

Subjects: Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | CASSIDY, BILL | Elections, 2014 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2014 | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Courtney, Beth Interviewee
  • Holden, Kip Interviewee

Description

This segment from the April 5, 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: an update on Governor Bobby Jindal’s tax reform plan; a decline in Governor Bobby Jindal’s approval rating; Congressman Bill Cassidy announcing his candidacy for the 2014 United States Senate election against incumbent Mary Landrieu; a federal judge clearing Cameron International of negligence in the explosion that led to the 2010 BP Oil Spill; and interviews with LPB president Beth Courtney and East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Kip Holden on LPB’s receipt of a national Ready to Learn grant related to early childhood education.