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Headlines – January 13, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-01-13

Duration: 00:02:31

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Edwards, John Bel | OIL INDUSTRY | Floods, 2016 | Disaster response and recovery


  • Whinham, Charlie Host


This segment from the January 13, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the Revenue Estimating Conference announcing that the state’s mid-year budget deficit is $304 million; Governor John Bel Edwards’ plans to travel to Italy to discuss human trafficking and meet with Pope Francis; the United States Energy Information Administration estimating an increase in oil prices in 2017; and FEMA extending the deadline for flood victims sheltering in hotels.