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Headlines – January 29, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-01-29

Duration: 00:03:08

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 2016 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2016 | Maness, Rob | Kennedy, John Neely | HEALTH INSURANCE | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Press secretaries | Morrison, Marjorie


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Counihan, Kevin Interviewee
  • Nevers, Ben Speaker


This segment from the January 29, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: retired Air Force Colonel Rob Maness and State Treasurer John Kennedy announcing their candidacy in the 2016 U.S. Senate election; an interview with Kevin Counihan, the CEO of, on the January 31st deadline to apply for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare); Chief of Staff Ben Nevers announcing Shauna Sanford as Governor John Bel Edwards’ Press Secretary; and the death of Hammond arts advocate and philanthropist Marjorie Morrison at age 99.