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May 4, 2010

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-05-04

Duration: 00:02:23

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | Politics | Government | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Environment | Air quality | Automobiles -- Inspection | Louisiana. Department of Transportation and Development | Speed limits | Traffic safety


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jackson, Michael Speaker
  • McPherson, Joe Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 4, 2010, features: an update on the BP Oil Spill; State Representative Michael Jackson testifying on his bill raising the fees for vehicle emissions inspections in order to help parishes deal with air quality issues; State Senator Joe McPherson testifying on his bill authorizing the Department of Transportation and Development to set speed limits on highways; and an update on a bill requiring safety devices for trailers hitched to cars or trucks. Host: Shauna Sanford