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June 3, 2013

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-06-03

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | Politics | Government | RALLIES | Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | Solar energy | Tax credits | Transportation | Traffic safety | DOGS


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Dirks, Aaron Interviewee
  • Claitor, Dan Speaker
  • Buffington, Sherri Smith Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 3, 2013, features a rally on the steps of the State Capitol by solar energy proponents against an amendment to a bill that only allows a solar energy tax credit for homeowners if their solar energy system is purchased and not leased. It also includes State Senator Dan Claitor questioning State Senator Sherri Smith Buffington on a bill that prohibits the transportation of dogs in a pickup truck bed unless they are safely crated. Host: Charlie Whinham