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June 23, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-06-23

Duration: 00:02:21

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | Public official pay raises | Constitutional amendments


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Tucker, Jim Speaker
  • Smith, Jane Speaker
  • Thompson, Francis Speaker
  • McPherson, Joe Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 23, 2009, features highlights from the day’s activity on the House floor, including State Representative Jane Smith asking for all of the 110 remaining House bills to receive a hearing before they are voted on. It also includes State Senator Joe McPherson discussing his proposed constitutional amendment to delay the pay increases for certain public officials until their next term of office. Host: Shauna Sanford