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May 13, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-05-13

Duration: 00:02:24

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | Equal pay for equal work | Sex discrimination | Unemployment insurance | United States. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 | Economic stimulus | Term limits (Public office) | State legislators


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Labruzzo, John Speaker
  • Piedrahita, Randy Speaker
  • Washington, Cornell Speaker
  • Ponti, Erich Speaker
  • Hardy, Rickey Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 13, 2009, features: testimony on the Equal Pay for Women Act, a bill prohibiting employers from discriminating against women because of their gender; State Representative Rickey Hardy testifying on his resolution calling for the Legislature to bypass Governor Bobby Jindal’s rejection of the federal economic stimulus money to expand unemployment compensation benefits; and the defeat of a constitutional amendment allowing state legislators to serve only three terms in either the House or the Senate. Host: Shauna Sanford