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April 21, 2010

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-04-21

Duration: 00:02:21

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | Politics | Government | Ex-convicts | Political candidates | Education | Children with disabilities | DRUG TESTING | Welfare


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Gautreaux, Nick Speaker
  • Murray, Ed Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Foil, Franklin Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 21, 2010, features: State Senator Nick Gautreaux testifying on his bill prohibiting a convicted felon from another state to run for public office in Louisiana; State Representative John Edwards questioning State Representative Franklin Foil on his bill creating a pilot program that allows children with disabilities to be given a scholarship to transfer from a public school to a private or parochial school that can meet their needs; and an update on State Representative John LaBruzzo’s bill requiring drug testing for adult welfare recipients. Host: Shauna Sanford