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April 27, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-04-27

Duration: 00:02:20

Subjects: REAPPORTIONMENT | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | Tucker, Jim | Apportionment (Election law) | Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Tucker, Jim Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Landry, Nancy Speaker
  • Garvey, James Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 27, 2011, features Speaker of the House Jim Tucker testifying before the House and Governmental Affairs Committee on his decision to hire a Virginia law firm to represent the House in a redistricting lawsuit. It also includes testimony by State Representative Nancy Landry and BESE Board Vice President James Garvey on their plans for redrawing the voting lines for the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE). Host: Shauna Sanford