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May 2, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-05-02

Duration: 00:02:20

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | MISSISSIPPI RIVER | Louisiana. Department of Health and Hospitals | Teaching hospitals | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Government | Privatization | HEALTH INSURANCE | Louisiana. Office of Group Benefits


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Greenstein, Bruce Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 2, 2011, features Governor Bobby Jindal speaking at a press conference about his support of privatizing the PPO portion of the state employee health plan and the state’s monitoring of the rising Mississippi River. It also includes Secretary Bruce Greenstein of the Department of Health and Hospitals testifying on the plans for a new academic medical center, which will replace Charity Hospital in New Orleans. Host: Shauna Sanford