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May 11, 2015

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-11

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | Bell Helicopter | Tourism


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Cawelti, J.J. Speaker
  • Robideaux, Joel Speaker
  • Broadwater, Chris Speaker
  • Johnson, Mike Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 11, 2015, features: J.J. Cawelti of Bell Helicopter testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee on State Representative Joel Robideaux’s bill providing a sales tax exemption for helicopters sold at the Bell Helicopter facility in Lafayette; State Representative Robideaux explaining the bill; and State Representative Chris Broadwater questioning State Representative Mike Johnson on his bill creating an incentive program for the development of new tourism infrastructure. Host: Charlie Whinham