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Headlines – August 1, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-08-01

Duration: 00:03:02

Subjects: Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | SCALISE, STEVE | STRAIN, MIKE


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Strain, Mike Speaker


This segment from the August 1, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the second anniversary of the Bayou Corne sinkhole; the swearing-in of Congressman Steve Scalise as House Majority Whip; Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about GMOs, or genetically modified organisms; the approval of two new Veterans’ Administration hospitals in Lafayette and Lake Charles; and Forbes Magazine ranking several Louisiana colleges and universities on their list of the best schools in the South.