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April 14, 2015

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-14

Duration: 00:01:45

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | Louisiana New Opportunities Waiver Program | People with disabilities | Prisons | Juvenile Delinquents


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Harrison, Elaine Speaker
  • Beech, Sam Speaker
  • Gassert, Rachael Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 14, 2015, features Elaine Harrison of Families Helping Families and Sam Beech of the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council testifying before the House Appropriations Committee on their support of expanding the number of waivers available to residents with developmental disabilities. It also includes Rachael Gassert of the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana testifying against a proposal to expand the number of prison beds for minors. Host: Charlie Whinham