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May 8, 2012

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-05-08

Duration: 00:02:04

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana. Department of Children & Family Services | Louisiana Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2012 | Politics | Government | DRUG TESTING


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Mack, Sherman Speaker
  • Jackson, Katrina Speaker
  • Tasman, Robert Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 8, 2012, features: State Representative Sherman Mack testifying on his bill requiring random drug testing for recipients of the Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP) administered through the Department of Children & Family Services; State Representative Katrina Jackson questioning Mack on the bill; and Robert Tasman of the Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops testifying against the bill. Host: Charlie Whinham