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April 15, 2014

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-04-15

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | Politics | Government | Public contracts | STATE BUDGET | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Richard, Dee Speaker
  • Kennedy, John Speaker
  • Nichols, Kristy Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 15, 2014, features State Representative Jerome “Dee” Richard and State Treasurer John Kennedy testifying before the House Appropriations Committee on Richard’s bill reducing state contracts by 10% and using the savings to establish the Higher Education Financing Fund. It also includes Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols testifying against the bill. Host: Shauna Sanford