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June 7, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-07

Duration: 00:02:19

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | Drivers' licenses | Vehicular homicide | Traffic safety | Environment | ATCHAFALAYA BASIN | MORGANZA SPILLWAY


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Allen, Lisa Speaker
  • White, Bodi Speaker
  • Crowe, A.G. Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 7, 2011, features State Representative Bodi White and Livingston Parish resident Lisa Allen testifying on White’s bill authorizing the courts to decide whether to suspend the drivers’ licenses for those arrested on charges of vehicular homicide. It also includes State Senator A.G. Crowe expressing his concerns on the environmental impact of opening the Morganza Spillway on the Atchafalaya Basin. Host: Charlie Whinham