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2013 Legislative Session Preview

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-05

Duration: 00:05:54

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | STATE BUDGET | Tax reform | Gun Control | TEACHER EVALUATIONS

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Scott, Robert Travis Interviewee

Description

This segment from the April 5, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s preview of the major issues of the 2013 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. Her report touches on the state budget, Governor Bobby Jindal’s controversial tax reform plan, gun control, and the challenges to the state’s new teacher evaluation program. It includes an interview with Robert Travis Scott, the president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR).