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Legislative Session, Week 1 (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-03-15

Duration: 00:05:00

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2024 | Politics | Government


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Landry, Jeff Speaker
  • Emerson, Julie Interviewee
  • McFarland, Jack Interviewee
  • Willard, Matthew Interviewee


This segment from the March 15, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the first week of the 2024 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. She reports that the major issues of the session will be insurance, education, the state budget, and a proposed constitutional convention. Her report includes highlights of Governor Jeff Landry’s opening address to the session. She also interviews State Representatives Julie Emerson, Jack McFarland, and Matthew Willard.