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May 20, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-05-20

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Furloughs | HIGHER EDUCATION | Retirement | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | New Orleans Saints (Football team) | Superdome (New Orleans, La.) | Smoking ban


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Marionneaux, Rob Speaker
  • Ashy, Alton Speaker
  • Pope, J. Rogers Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 20, 2009, features: an update on the proposed deal to keep the New Orleans Saints in Louisiana through 2025, including $85 million in Superdome renovations; State Senator Rob Marionneaux testifying on his bill to ban smoking in all public places; and State Representative J. Rogers Pope testifying on his bill to offer retirement credits to college teachers and staff who might get furloughed due to state budget cuts in higher education. Host: Charlie Whinham