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Headlines – May 23, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-05-23

Duration: 00:04:34

Subjects: Raw milk | Odom, Bob

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Moore, Bryan Interviewee
  • Majors, Sierra Speaker
  • Strain, Mike Speaker

Description

This segment from the May 23, 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: an interview with Bryan Moore of the Louisiana Workforce Commission on the job market; Melville farmer Sierra Majors and Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain testifying on a bill legalizing the sale of raw milk; the plans for the Walk for Humanity in Baton Rouge; the death of Bob Odom, a seven-term commissioner of agriculture and forestry, at age 78; and the death of former State Representative Mickey Frith at age 71.