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June 3, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-06-3

Duration: 00:02:20

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | AFSCME | Louisiana. Department of State Civil Service | State employee pay raises | Taxes | Tax deductions | INCOME TAX | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Hardman, Leonal Speaker
  • Jackson, Lydia Speaker
  • Shaw, Buddy Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 3, 2009, features Leonal Hardman of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) testifying against the Civil Service Commission’s proposal to freeze merit pay raises for classified state employees. It also includes State Senator Lydia Jackson on the Senate floor presenting her bill, which delays personal income tax deductions for three years in order to fund higher education. Host: Shauna Sanford