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Headlines – August 14, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-08-14

Duration: 00:03:56

Subjects: Monuments | Confederate States of America | Planned Parenthood Federation of America | MEDICAID


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Perret, Kenneth Speaker


This segment from the August 14, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor Bobby Jindal fighting to stop the removal of the Confederate monuments in New Orleans; the Jindal Administration terminating the contract of Planned Parenthood as a Medicaid provider; Kenneth Perret, the president of the Louisiana Good Roads and Transportation Association, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club; the state of Louisiana installing GPS systems in over 10,000 state vehicles; the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control citing 100 bars and restaurants in Baton Rouge for selling alcohol to minors; CenturyLink laying off 1,000 employees; LSU opening an oyster hatchery on Grand Isle; and the soldiers at Fort Polk dealing with 700 feral horses on the base.