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June 20, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-20

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Apportionment (Election law) | STATE BUDGET | Emblems, State | Oyster shell | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | Government | REAPPORTIONMENT | United States. Department of Justice


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Tucker, Jim Speaker
  • Fannin, Jim Speaker
  • Donahue, Jack Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 20, 2011, features: Speaker of the House Jim Tucker addressing the schedule for dealing with any requested changes to the state’s Congressional redistricting plan by the U.S. Department of Justice; State Representative Jim Fannin and Speaker Tucker expressing their opposition to a bill banning the use of one-time money in the state budget based on the amount of federal money in the treasury; and State Senator Jack Donahue discussing a bill designating a special Louisiana oyster shell as the official state gemstone. Host: Shauna Sanford