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May 18, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-05-18

Duration: 00:02:18

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | Dedicated funds -- Louisiana | State Budget Cuts | Louisiana. Legislative Fiscal Office | Economic forecasting | Traffic safety | Cell phones and traffic accidents


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Albrecht, Greg Speaker
  • Edmonson, Mike Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 18, 2009, features: Governor Bobby Jindal testifying in favor of a bill allowing 10% cuts to dedicated funds within the state budget each year; Greg Albrecht of the Legislative Fiscal Office discussing Louisiana’s economic outlook in the upcoming fiscal years; and Colonel Mike Edmonson of the Louisiana State Police testifying in favor of a bill prohibiting the use of cell phones while driving a vehicle. Host: Charlie Whinham