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April 23, 2014

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-04-23

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | Politics | Government | Health Care | MEDICAID | Louisiana. Legislature | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Nevers, Ben Speaker
  • Breaux, John Speaker
  • Kliebert, Kathy Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 23, 2014, features State Senator Ben Nevers and former United States Senator John Breaux testifying before the Senate Health and Welfare Committee on Nevers’ bill allowing Louisiana citizens to vote on a constitutional amendment expanding the Medicaid program through funding from the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. It also includes Secretary Kathy Kliebert of the Department of Health and Hospitals testifying against the bill. Host: Charlie Whinham