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June 21, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-21

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | State Budget Cuts | Prisons | Education | MINIMUM FOUNDATION PROGRAM


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Fannin, Jim Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Pope, J. Rogers Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 21, 2011, features State Representative Jim Fannin, the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, answering questions on the state budget related to the funding for prisons and K-12 education. The state budget, which passed the House unanimously, did not include the Jindal Administration’s proposal to sell three state prisons and maintained the same level of educational funding through the Minimum Foundation Program. Host: Charlie Whinham