User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

May 15, 2012

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-05-15

Duration: 00:02:04

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 2012 | Government | DWI | Drunk driving | Traffic safety | Family violence | PARADES | Politics | Assault and battery | Louisiana. Legislature


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Mack, Sherman Speaker
  • Wilford, Roena Speaker
  • Bishop, Wesley Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 15, 2012, features: State Representative Sherman Mack testifying on his bill increasing the amount of jail time required for a second DWI offense in a one-year period; Roena Wilford of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority testifying in favor of a bill increasing the penalty for second offense domestic battery; and State Representative Wesley Bishop testifying on his bill toughening the penalties for shooting a firearm at a parade. Host: Charlie Whinham