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April 29, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-04-29

Duration: 00:02:25

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | Louisiana State University System | Teaching hospitals | School board members | Term limits (Public office) | Education | Mega-Project Development Fund | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | New Orleans Saints (Football team) | Sports


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Tucker, Jim Speaker
  • Lombardi, John Speaker
  • Carter, Steve Speaker
  • Richard, Jerome Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Interviewee


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 29, 2009, features: testimony by House Speaker Jim Tucker and LSU System President Joe Lombardi on Tucker’s bill to transfer the governance of a new teaching hospital in New Orleans from LSU to an independent board; State Representative Stephen Carter testifying on his bill to place term limits on school board members; Senate passage of a bill to relax the rules on the Mega-Project Development Fund; and Governor Bobby Jindal discussing the future of the New Orleans Saints. Host: Shauna Sanford