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Headlines – June 26, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-06-26

Duration: 00:04:26

Subjects: Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Elections, 2016 | United States presidential election, 2016 | Same-sex marriage | Health Care | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Agriculture | Stagg, Thomas


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker


This segment from the June 26, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor Bobby Jindal announcing his candidacy in the 2016 presidential election; the United States Supreme Court ruling that same sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the country; the United States Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) provision allowing financial aid to pay for insurance premiums regardless of where you live; Univision canceling their telecast of the Miss USA pageant from Baton Rouge on July 12th in protest of presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments on Mexicans; Louisiana farmers facing their worst year since 2008 due to cold winter temperatures and wet weather; and the death of former United States District Court Judge Thomas Stagg at age 92.