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June 7, 2010

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-06-07

Duration: 00:02:19

Subjects: TOPS PROGRAM | Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System | Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana | Louisiana State Police Retirement System | Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | Politics | Government | HIGHER EDUCATION | Taylor Opportunity Program for Students | College dropouts | Retirement


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Harrison, Joe Speaker
  • Caillier, James Speaker
  • Robideaux, Joel Speaker
  • Birdwell, Stacy Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 7, 2010, features State Representative Joe Harrison testifying on his bill requiring TOPS scholarship recipients, who drop out of school after two years, to pay back the TOPS money to the state. It also includes Speaker Pro-Temp Joel Robideaux testifying on his bill to change the retirement benefits for new state employees. Host: Charlie Whinham