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Headlines - July 12, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-07-12

Duration: 00:03:48

Subjects: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Strezhnev, Dimitry Speaker

Description

This segment from the July 12, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the Louisiana Legislature voting against a veto session to challenge budget cuts; CB&I announcing its plans to expand its operations in Baton Rouge; Governor Bobby Jindal and Dimitry Strezhnev, the CEO of EuroChem, announcing EuroChem’s plans to build a $1.5 billion fertilizer plant in either Carville or St. John the Baptist Parish; and three Louisiana natives receiving the National Medal of Arts at the White House – author Ernest Gaines, musician Allen Toussaint, and playwright Tony Kushner.