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May 27, 2010

Capitol Beat



Genre: Public Affairs, News

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-05-27

Duration: 00:02:21

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | RAINY DAY FUND | STATE BUDGET | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | Government | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Fannin, Jim Interviewee
  • Caldwell, Buddy Interviewee


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 27, 2010, features: an update on the fight between the House and Senate over the best way to use the Rainy Day Fund; an interview with State Representative Jim Fannin, the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, on the status of the state budget; and an interview with Attorney General Buddy Caldwell on the state’s plans to sue BP for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Host: Charlie Whinham