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Headlines – January 16, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-01-16

Duration: 00:03:24

Subjects: Elio Motors | HIGHER EDUCATION | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Homeless veterans


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Landrieu, Mitch Speaker
  • Washington, Michael Speaker


This segment from the January 16, 2015, 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: concerns that the budget cuts to higher education could cause the closure of 15 campuses statewide; the last phase of arguments in the civil trial for the 2010 BP Oil Spill; New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announcing the city’s successful project of finding permanent housing for their homeless veterans; the Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University in New Orleans releasing a report called “Too Much for Too Many: What does it cost families to live in Louisiana?”; and Elio Motors announcing the delay of the production of their three-wheeled automobile in Shreveport until 2016.