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May 6, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-05-06

Duration: 00:02:21

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN | HIGHER EDUCATION | UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS | MERGERS | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Southern University in New Orleans


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Henderson, Reed Speaker
  • Yenni, Mike Speaker
  • Bishop, Wesley Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 6, 2011, features: an update on the filing of bills related to the BP Oil Spill; Mayor Mike Yenni of Kenner testifying on a bill leasing state land around Lake Pontchartrain to Jefferson Parish and the City of Kenner; and a preview of the continuing debate over the proposed merger of Southern University at New Orleans and the University of New Orleans. Host: Shauna Sanford