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Headlines – December 5, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-12-05

Duration: 00:03:05

Subjects: Immigration | Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | Same-sex marriage | INFLUENZA


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Peterson, Karen Carter Speaker
  • Dore, Jason Speaker


This segment from the December 5, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Louisiana joining 17 other states in a lawsuit aiming to block President Barack Obama’s immigration orders; Assumption Parish lifting a mandatory evacuation order related to the Bayou Corne sinkhole for the area east of Grand Bayou; the State of Louisiana joining the Forum for Equality in requesting that the lawsuit challenging Louisiana’s ban on same sex marriage bypasses the Court of Appeals and goes straight to the United States Supreme Court; the Centers for Disease Control reporting that Louisiana has the highest number of flu cases in the country; and State Senator Karen Carter Peterson, the chairwoman of the Louisiana Democratic Party, and Jason Dore, the executive director of the Louisiana Republic Party, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the upcoming December 6th run-off elections.