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June 10, 2010

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-06-10

Duration: 00:02:18

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | HIGHER EDUCATION | Universities and colleges | TUITION | Louisiana GRAD Act of 2010 | Politics | Government | Louisiana Postsecondary Education Review Commission


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Tucker, Jim Speaker
  • Nevers, Ben Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 10, 2010, features Speaker of the House Jim Tucker testifying before the Senate Education Committee on the Louisiana GRAD Act, his bill allowing colleges and universities to increase tuition if they meet certain standards. It also includes State Senator Ben Nevers explaining the committee’s amendments to the bill, which are based on recommendations made by the Louisiana Postsecondary Education Review Commission. Host: Charlie Whinham