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May 4, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-05-4

Duration: 00:02:16

Subjects: Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Mega-Project Development Fund | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Unemployment insurance | Louisiana Rural Health Information Exchange | Rural health services | State Budget Cuts | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | United States. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 | Economic stimulus


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Hines, Donald Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 4, 2009, features a press conference with Governor Bobby Jindal discussing his support of the wider use of the Mega-Project Development Fund and his opposition to the expansion of unemployment compensation benefits through money from the federal economic stimulus package. It also includes Dr. Donald Hines of the Rural Health Information Exchange testifying against the proposed $2 million cut to his program. Host: Charlie Whinham