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Rep. Karen St. Germain & Rep. Franklin Foil Interview (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-05-16

Duration: 00:10:37

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | St. Germain, Karen Gaudet | Foil, Franklin J. | State legislators | Transportation | Drivers' licenses | United States. Real ID Act of 2005 | Drugs | HEROIN

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • St. Germain, Karen Interviewee
  • Foil, Franklin Interviewee

Description

This segment from the May 16, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with State Representative Karen St. Germain and State Representative Franklin Foil on the ongoing 2014 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. They discuss: the Baton Rouge Urban Mobility Project, or BUMP; St. Germain’s legislative package on transportation; Foil’s bill extending the drivers’ license renewal period from four years to six years; St. Germain’s bill creating REAL ID compliant drivers’ licenses; their view on State Representative Steve Carter’s bill shortening the legislative sessions in even-numbered years; and Foil’s bill raising the minimum sentences for heroin dealers.