Headlines - August 9, 2013
Louisiana: The State We're In
Place Covered: Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2013-08-09
Subjects: Alexander, Rodney M. | Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East | White, John | Career diploma -- Louisiana | Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, Inc.
- Whinham, Charlie Host
- White, John Speaker
This segment from the August 9, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Congressman Rodney Alexander announcing his resignation; Governor Bobby Jindal appointing Alexander as the Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs; the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East filing a lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies for their contribution to coastal erosion; Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the stigma associated with the career high school diploma; and the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR) winning a national award for their Sunshine Headquarters online portal.