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June 2, 2015

Capitol Beat

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-06-02

Duration: 00:01:45

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | United States. Constitution

Contributors:

  • Connelly, Kelly Host
  • Garofalo, Ray Speaker
  • Diamond, Ray Speaker
  • Peterson, Karen Carter Speaker

Description

This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 2, 2015, features State Representative Ray Garofalo and Southern University Law Professor Ray Diamond testifying before the Senate Judiciary B Committee on Garafalo’s bill calling for a constitutional convention of the states to amend the U.S. Constitution in three areas, requiring a balanced budget, limiting the power of the federal government, and imposing term limits on federal officials. It also includes State Senator Karen Carter Peterson arguing that the Louisiana Legislature needs to address the state’s problems first. Host: Kelly Connelly