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2013 Legislative Session, Week 2

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-19

Duration: 00:06:00

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | Taxes | INCOME TAX | Tax reform | Together Louisiana | Elio Motors | Transportation | Autocycle | AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE | Gun Control | Firearms | Concealed carry | Concealed weapons


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Greene, Hunter Speaker
  • Jenkins, Charles Speaker
  • Ivey, Barry Speaker
  • Glover, Cedric Speaker
  • Sheltrown, Joel Speaker
  • Burns, Henry Speaker
  • Morris, Jim Speaker
  • Landry, Terry Speaker
  • Thompson, Jeff Speaker
  • Redman, Carl Speaker


This segment from the April 19, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s recap of the second week of the 2013 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: State Representative Hunter Greene testifying on his bill phasing out the state income tax over a ten-year period; a press conference with Bishop Charles Jenkins of Together Louisiana explaining his organization’s disapproval of the repeal of the income tax; State Representative Barry Ivey expressing his disappointment over the House Ways and Means Committee’s deferral of all tax reform bills; Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover and Joel Sheltrown of Elio Motors testifying before the House Transportation Committee on a bill exempting the three-wheeled autocycle set to be produced by Elio Motors in Shreveport from motorcycle laws; State Representative Henry Burns testifying on his bill requiring motorists to show proof of insurance during any traffic stop; State Representative Terry Landry questioning State Representative Jim Morris on his bill prohibiting the enforcement of federal law if Congress passes any restrictions on owning semi-automatic weapons; and State Representative Jeff Thompson and Carl Redman of the Baton Rouge Advocate testifying on Thompson’s bill prohibiting the publication of the names and addresses of individuals with concealed weapons permits. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford