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May 8, 2013

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-05-08

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Government reorganization | Louisiana. Office of Elderly Affairs | MEDICAID | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | Politics | Government | Health Care


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Nevers, Ben Speaker
  • Harrison, Joe Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 8, 2013, features State Senator Ben Nevers testifying in favor of a bill expanding Medicaid eligibility based on the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. It also includes State Representative Joe Harrison testifying on his bill creating a new state Department of Elderly Services. Host: Charlie Whinham