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May 9, 2013

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-05-09

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | Politics | Government | HIGHER EDUCATION | State Budget Cuts | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Taylor Opportunity Program for Students | TOPS PROGRAM


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Jenkins, William Speaker
  • Purcell, Jim Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 9, 2013, features Dr. William Jenkins, the Interim President of LSU, testifying before the Senate Finance Committee on the impact of budget cuts on LSU’s main campus in Baton Rouge. It also includes Commissioner of Higher Education Jim Purcell testifying on the expected growth of the TOPS Scholarship Program. Host: Charlie Whinham