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May 22, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-05-22

Duration: 00:02:28

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | Government reorganization | COASTAL RESTORATION | OIL INDUSTRY | Tax deductions | Enhanced oil recovery | Louisiana. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries | Drunk driving | Boats and boating


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Dove, Gordon Interviewee
  • Dupre, Reggie Speaker
  • Mayne, Jeff Interviewee


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 22, 2009, features: an interview with State Representative Gordon Dove on his bill to create the Office of Hurricane Protection, Flood Control and Coastal Restoration; State Senator Reggie Dupre discussing his bill to allow tax breaks for oil companies that use the enhanced oil recovery technique; and an interview with Chief Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Mayne of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries on his department’s support of a bill that suspends the boating privileges of drivers convicted of alcohol-related offenses. Host: Charlie Whinham