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June 8, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-06-8

Duration: 00:02:25

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | CIGARETTES | Tobacco products | Taxes | Tax deductions | INCOME TAX


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Peterson, Karen Carter Speaker
  • Leger, Walt, III Speaker
  • Bridges, Cynthia Speaker
  • Bruneau, Jeff Speaker
  • Downs, Hollis Interviewee


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 8, 2009, features testimony on State Representative Karen Carter Peterson’s bill to increase the price of cigarettes and tobacco products by fifty cents. It also includes an interview with State Representative Hollis Downs on his support for a bill that delays personal income tax deductions for three years. Host: Shauna Sanford