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Headlines – January 31, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-01-31

Duration: 00:03:41

Subjects: National Flood Insurance Program (U.S.) | Agriculture | Centenary College of Louisiana | MINIMUM WAGE | Nagin, Ray, 1956- | America's Wetland Foundation

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host

Description

This segment from the January 31, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the United States Senate voting to delay the rate increases for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); Congress passing a compromise five-year Farm Bill; Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport raising the minimum wage for its employees to $10.10 an hour; the start of the corruption trial for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin; and the America’s Wetland Foundation launching a new ad campaign during the upcoming Super Bowl.