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Rep. Eddie Lambert & Rep. Alfred Williams Interview (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-05-23

Duration: 00:07:42

Subjects: OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | Health Care | MEDICAID | State legislators | LAMBERT, EDDIE | Williams, Alfred C., 1951-2015 | Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | Environment | LAWSUITS | Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lambert, Eddie Interviewee
  • Williams, Alfred Interviewee

Description

This segment from the May 23, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with State Representative Eddie Lambert and State Representative Alfred Williams on the ongoing 2014 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. They discuss: their view of the bill that aims to stop the lawsuit by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East against 97 oil and gas companies for environmental damages to the wetlands; the failure of Medicaid expansion; and the biggest issues of the final week of the session.