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May 7, 2015

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-7

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | STATE BUDGET


  • Connelly, Kelly Host
  • Robideaux, Joel Speaker
  • Jones, Sam Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 7, 2015, features State Representative Joel Robideaux, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, addressing the House floor on their available options in plugging the state’s $1.6 billion budget shortfall. It also includes State Representative Sam Jones questioning Robideaux on his willingness to participate in a veto session if Governor Bobby Jindal vetoes the state budget. Host: Kelly Connelly