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June 14, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-14

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | Veto | Taxes | SALES TAX | CIGARETTES | Tobacco products | Apportionment (Election law) | REAPPORTIONMENT | SPECIAL SESSIONS


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Tucker, Jim Speaker
  • Connick, Patrick Speaker
  • Chaisson, Joel Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 14, 2011, features an update on Governor Bobby Jindal’s veto of the extension of the four cent sales tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products. It also includes Speaker of the House Jim Tucker and Senate President Joel Chaisson addressing the possibility of calling a special session in order to redraw the new Congressional districts. Host: Charlie Whinham