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May 28, 2010

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-05-28

Duration: 00:02:18

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | Politics | Government | Immigration | CITIZENSHIP | Retirement | Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System | Louisiana -- Officials and employees


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Leger, Walt Speaker
  • Harrison, Joe Speaker
  • Rougeou, Cindy Speaker
  • Gautreaux, Butch Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 28, 2010, features: State Representative Walt Leger questioning State Representative Joe Harrison on his bill requiring state and local governments to confirm the citizenship status of applicants for public benefits; Cindy Rougeou, the Executive Director of LASERS, testifying on a bill allowing members of the Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement System to purchase service credits; and State Senator Butch Gautreaux testifying on his bill stripping public officials of their retirement benefits if they are convicted of a felony. Host: Charlie Whinham