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April 26, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-04-26

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: HIGHER EDUCATION | Southern University in New Orleans | UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS | Louisiana. Office of Group Benefits | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | RALLIES | Prisons | Privatization | HEALTH INSURANCE | Jindal, Bobby, 1971-


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Badon, Austin Speaker
  • Morrell, J.P. Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 26, 2011, features highlights from a rally held on the steps of the State Capitol by Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) students and state legislators to protest Governor Bobby Jindal’s plan to merge SUNO with the University of New Orleans (UNO). It also includes Governor Jindal speaking at a press conference about the proposed SUNO-UNO merger, the potential sale of three state prisons and his support of privatizing the PPO portion of the state employee health plan. Host: Shauna Sanford