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May 19, 2014

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-05-19

Duration: 00:01:44

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


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Kennedy, John Speaker
  • Nichols, Kristy Speaker
  • Richard, Dee Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 19, 2014, features State Representative Jerome “Dee” Richard and State Treasurer John Kennedy testifying before the Senate Finance 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: Charlie Whinham