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May 17, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-05-17

Duration: 00:02:21

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | Vehicle impoundment | Traffic safety | Cell phones and traffic accidents | Traffic violations


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Badon, Austin Speaker
  • Arnold, Jeff Speaker
  • Thibaut, Major Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 17, 2011, features State Representative Austin Badon and State Representative Jeff Arnold testifying before the House Transportation Committee on Badon’s bill prohibiting the use of handheld cell phones while driving. It also includes State Representative Major Thibaut testifying on his bill repealing the prohibition on the impoundment of vehicles for first time offenders. Host: Shauna Sanford