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May 20, 2013

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-05-20

Duration: 00:01:44

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


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Peterson, Karen Carter Speaker
  • Nevers, Ben Speaker
  • Kliebert, Kathy Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 20, 2013, features State Senators Karen Carter Peterson and Ben Nevers testifying before the Senate Finance Committee in support of Peterson’s bill expanding Medicaid eligibility based on the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. It also includes Interim Secretary Kathy Kliebert of the Department of Health and Hospitals testifying against the bill. Host: Charlie Whinham