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May 18, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-05-18

Duration: 00:02:18

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | Drivers' licenses | Traffic safety | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | Environment | Red River Compact Commission (U.S.) | Vehicular homicide


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Allen, Lisa Speaker
  • Briggs, Don Speaker
  • Little, Sam Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 18, 2011, features: Livingston Parish resident Lisa Allen testifying on State Representative Bodi White’s bill authorizing the courts to decide whether to suspend the drivers’ licenses for those arrested on charges of vehicular homicide; Don Briggs of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association testifying on a bill related to the way the state addresses contaminated or polluted drilling sites; and State Representative Sam Little testifying on his resolution urging Arkansas to comply with the Red River Compact. Host: Shauna Sanford