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Headlines - June 21, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-06-21

Duration: 00:03:24

Subjects: Education | Guillory, Elbert L. | Agricultural laws and legislation | Hospitals

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Guillory, Elbert Speaker

Description

This segment from the June 21, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approving the plan for Governor Bobby Jindal’s Course Choice program; Governor Jindal signing several more bills into law; a viral video by State Senator Elbert Guillory explaining his decision to switch to the Republican Party; the United States House of Representatives rejecting the Farm Bill due to a disagreement on food stamp funding; a delay in the deal allowing the Biomedical Research Foundation to take over the LSU Hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe; and an extension of LA Swift bus service between New Orleans and Baton Rouge until July 31st.