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May 26, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-05-26

Duration: 00:02:24

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | State Budget Cuts | HIGHER EDUCATION | RAINY DAY FUND | Traffic safety | Motorcycle helmets | Louisiana. Legislature | Chinese drywall


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Quinn, Julie Speaker
  • Stone, Thomas Interviewee


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 26, 2009, features a press conference with Governor Bobby Jindal addressing the possibility of using money from the Rainy Day Fund to offset budget cuts to higher education and his support of the repeal of the motorcycle helmet law. It also includes a news conference with State Senator Julie Quinn discussing her bill, which will allow homeowners with Chinese drywall in their homes to sue the American distributors of the drywall instead of the Chinese manufacturers. Host: Shauna Sanford