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May 19, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-05-19

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | HIGHER EDUCATION | Louisiana Postsecondary Education Review Commission | Obesity in children | Health | School attendance | Truancy


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Tucker, Jim Speaker
  • Clausen, Sally Speaker
  • Williams, Patrick Speaker
  • Downs, Hollis Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 19, 2009, features: Speaker of the House Jim Tucker and Commissioner of Higher Education Sally Clausen testifying in favor of the creation of a 9-member panel to review Louisiana’s higher education system; State Representative Patrick Williams testifying on his two bills aimed at fighting childhood obesity; and State Representative Hollis Downs testifying on his bill to punish parents for their truant school children. Host: Charlie Whinham