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Robert Travis Scott & Stephanie Grace Interview (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-29

Duration: 00:09:21

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | STATE BUDGET | Tax credits | HIGHER EDUCATION | Education | Common Core State Standards Initiative | Health Care | Medical marijuana


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Scott, Robert Travis Interviewee
  • Grace, Stephanie Interviewee


This segment from the May 29, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Robert Travis Scott of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana and Stephanie Grace of the Advocate newspaper on the ongoing 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. They discuss: the status of the state budget; the Student Adjustment for a Valuable Education, or SAVE tax credit program for higher education; the idea of revenue neutrality; the Common Core compromise; and the bill establishing the protocols to dispense medical marijuana.