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2015 Legislative Session, Week 7

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Public Affairs, News

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-29

Duration: 00:04:44

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | STATE BUDGET | Education | MINIMUM FOUNDATION PROGRAM | Health Care | CHIROPRACTORS | Public contracts


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Connelly, Kelly Producer
  • White, John Speaker
  • Juneau, Mark Speaker
  • Kennedy, John Speaker
  • Walker, Jonathan Speaker


This segment from the May 29, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Kelly Connelly’s recap of the seventh week of the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: an update on the status of the state budget as it moves to the Senate Finance Committee; State Superintendent of Education John White testifying before the House Appropriations Committee on the Minimum Foundation Program, the funding formula for public schools; orthopedic surgeon Mark Juneau testifying on a bill related to the work of chiropractors; and State Treasurer John Kennedy and Jonathan Walker of the Office of Planning and Budget testifying on State Representative Jerome Richard’s bill calling for a review of state contracts. Host: Shauna Sanford