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May 14, 2012

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-05-14

Duration: 00:02:04

Subjects: Politics | State Budget Cuts | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2012 | Government | STATE BUDGET | Louisiana. Department of Health and Hospitals


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Rainwater, Paul Speaker
  • Greenstein, Bruce Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 14, 2012, features Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater testifying before the Senate Finance Committee on the state budget’s use of $268 million in one-time money to pay for higher education and health care. It also includes Secretary Bruce Greenstein of the Department of Health and Hospitals testifying on the potential impact of a $100 million cut to his department. Host: Charlie Whinham