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Coffee with the Candidates: Shawn Wilson (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-09-01

Duration: 00:08:30

Subjects: Elections, 2023 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2023 | Politics | Wilson, Shawn


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Wilson, Shawn Interviewee


This segment from the September 1, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s interview with Dr. Shawn Wilson (D), the former secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) and a candidate in the 2023 Louisiana gubernatorial election, at Frank’s Restaurant in Baton Rouge as a part of the Coffee with the Candidates series. Wilson discusses his plan for improving the affordability and accessibility of insurance, creating a sustainable tax base, lowering crime rates and improving public safety, developing renewable energy sources, and stopping the brain drain. This segment is a part of The Way Forward: Election 2023 series.