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June 16, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-16

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: Politics | Government | Veto | CIGARETTES | Tobacco products | FLOODS | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Taxes | SALES TAX


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Ritchie, Harold Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Jones, Sam Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 16, 2011, features State Representative Harold Ritchie attempting to override Governor Bobby Jindal’s veto of his bill extending the four cent sales tax on cigarettes and tobacco products. It also includes State Representative Sam Jones reporting on the lack of flooding near Bayou Chene due to the placement of a barge in the waterway. Host: Shauna Sanford