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Headlines – September 23, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-09-23

Duration: 00:03:39

Subjects: Jobs for America's Graduates (Organization) | White, John | Film Industry | Floods, 2016 | DISASTER RELIEF | Health Care | MEDICAID | Education


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Gee, Rebekah Speaker
  • White, John Interviewee


This segment from the September 23, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the United States Senate proposing $500 million in flood relief for Louisiana; Dr. Rebekah Gee, the Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the 300,000 patients that have enrolled in the Medicaid expansion program; Governor John Bel Edwards announcing the expansion of the Jobs for America’s Graduates program from 69 to 115 sites; an interview with Superintendent of Education John White on the progress made by Louisiana’s public schools; and the release of “The Magnificent Seven”, a movie filmed in East Feliciana Parish.