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May 21, 2012

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-05-21

Duration: 00:02:04

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2012 | Louisiana. Department of Public Safety and Corrections | Prisons | STATE BUDGET | Welfare reform | Politics | Government


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • LeBlanc, James Speaker
  • Henry, Cameron Speaker
  • Tarver, Greg Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 21, 2012, features Secretary James LeBlanc of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections testifying before the Senate Finance Committee on the financial problems facing the state’s prison system. It also includes State Senator Greg Tarver questioning State Representative Cameron Henry on his bill preventing the use of welfare cards at certain places, like strip clubs or liquor stores. Host: Shauna Sanford