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May 12, 2010

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-05-12

Duration: 00:02:21

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | Government | Crime | Drunk driving | Bus drivers | Saggy pants | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Landry, Nancy Speaker
  • Morrison, Robert Speaker
  • Hardy, Rickey Speaker
  • Norton, Barbara Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 12, 2010, features: State Representative Nancy Landry testifying on her bill preventing school bus drivers convicted of a first offense DWI from driving a school bus for 10 years; Judge Robert Morrison of the Louisiana District Judges Association testifying on a bill requiring people arrested for drunk driving to be held in custody for 24 hours; and State Representative Rickey Hardy testifying on his bill criminalizing the wearing of saggy pants that expose underwear or skin. Host: Charlie Whinham