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April 9, 2013

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-09

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | State Budget Cuts | Louisiana. Office of Elderly Affairs | Children with disabilities | Louisiana. Department of Health and Hospitals | Louisiana New Opportunities Waiver Program


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Harrison, Joe Speaker
  • Smith, Sabrina Speaker
  • Burns, Henry Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 9, 2013, features State Representative Joe Harrison testifying before the House Appropriations Committee against cutting the budget of the Office of Elderly Affairs. It also includes Sabrina Smith, a mother of children with disabilities, testifying in favor of funding for the 200 New Opportunities Waivers (NOW) available through the Department of Health and Hospitals. Host: Shauna Sanford