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Headlines – September 16, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-09-16

Duration: 00:03:13

Subjects: Floods, 2016 | Disaster response and recovery | Edwards, John Bel | CenturyLink | Gumbo (Soup)


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Mayo, Jamie Speaker


This segment from the September 16, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor John Bel Edwards meeting with the Louisiana Congressional Delegation and President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., to ask for a $2.8 billion flood relief package; the state receiving $2 million from the Delta Regional Authority for seven new statewide infrastructure projects, including improvements to the water system at CenturyLink headquarters in Monroe; highlights from a press conference with Governor John Bel Edwards and Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo discussing the projects; and the statewide controversy over a gumbo recipe posted by Disney that did not start with a roux and used kale and quinoa as ingredients.