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Headlines – July 7, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-07-07

Duration: 00:02:57

Subjects: SCHEDLER, TOM | SCALISE, STEVE | Agriculture | Floods, 2016


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Schedler, Tom Interviewee


This segment from the July 7, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler denying the Trump Administration’s request for voter data; an interview with Secretary Schedler on his belief that there was no Russian hacking on Election Day 2016 because the voter systems are not connected to the Internet; Congressman Steve Scalise returning to the ICU due to infection concerns; the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry announcing that federal grant money is available to farmers impacted by the 2016 floods; and the State of Louisiana paying $5.4 million to the federal government to settle a debt from the Jindal Administration’s privatization of the Charity Hospital System.