Headlines – December 12, 2014
Louisiana: The State We're In
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2014-12-12
Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Landrieu, Mary, 1955- | Rape victims | Early childhood education
- Whinham, Charlie Host
- Sanford, Shauna Host
This segment from the December 12, 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: the United States Supreme Court rejecting BP’s appeal to overturn the settlement for the 2010 BP Oil Spill; Governor Bobby Jindal signing an executive order allowing hospitals to bill the Crime Victims Reparations Board for the medical examinations of rape victims; United States Senator Mary Landrieu giving her farewell speech on the Senate floor; the resignation of State Representative Herbert Dixon due to health issues; and the State of Louisiana receiving a $32 million federal grant to provide pre-kindergarten classes in underserved areas of the state.