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May 27, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: Public Affairs, News

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-05-27

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | State Budget Cuts | Electronic voting | Military | Tax credits | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Smith, Jane Speaker
  • Baldone, Damon Interviewee


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 27, 2011, features: an update on the compromise reached in the House of Representatives on the state budget; State Representative Jane Smith presenting her bill allowing members of the armed forces deployed overseas to request electronic ballots; and an interview with State Representative Damon Baldone on his bill creating a special tax credit for people affected by the 2010 BP Oil Spill. Host: Shauna Sanford