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June 8, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-08

Duration: 00:02:23

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | Crime | Vehicular homicide | Louisiana. Department of Public Safety and Corrections | PRISONERS | Online social networks | Facebook (Electronic resource)


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Erdey, Dale Speaker
  • Leger, Walt Speaker
  • Bickham, Thomas Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 8, 2011, features State Representative Walt Leger questioning State Senator Dale Erdey on his bill creating the crime of first degree vehicular homicide. It also includes Undersecretary Thomas Bickham of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections testifying on a bill prohibiting prisoners from maintaining social network accounts, including Facebook accounts. Host: Charlie Whinham