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June 1, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-06-1

Duration: 00:02:28

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | State Budget Cuts | RAINY DAY FUND | HIGHER EDUCATION | Landrieu, Mary, 1955- | Clean Power and Energy Research Consortium | Welfare | DRUG TESTING


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Landrieu, Mary Speaker
  • LaBruzzo, John Interviewee


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 1, 2009, features: a press conference with Governor Bobby Jindal announcing his support of using money from the Rainy Day Fund to offset budget cuts to higher education; United States Senator Mary Landrieu visiting the State Capitol to announce $2 million in federal funding for the Clean Power and Energy Research Consortium and to address the need to find new ways to fund higher education; and an interview with State Representative John LaBruzzo on his bill requiring drug tests for adult welfare recipients. Host: Shauna Sanford