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April 29, 2013

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-29

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | State Budget Cuts


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Nichols, Kristy Speaker
  • Geymann, Brett Speaker
  • Leger, Walt Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 29, 2013, features: the House Appropriations Committee’s decision to strip nearly $500 million in one-time money from Governor Bobby Jindal’s proposed budget; Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols testifying on the impact of the $500 million cut to health care and higher education; and State Representative Walt Leger testifying against moving $100 million from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center budget to the state’s general fund. Host: Charlie Whinham