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June 11, 2015

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-06-11

Duration: 00:01:45

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | Transportation | Education | Common Core State Standards Initiative


  • Connelly, Kelly Host
  • St. Germain, Karen Interviewee
  • Waguespack, Stephen Interviewee


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 11, 2015, features an interview with State Representative Karen St. Germain, the chairwoman of the House Transportation Committee, on the passage of increased funding for transportation projects. It also includes an interview with Stephen Waguespack, the president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, on LABI’s support of two bills, limiting the amount of money transferred from the Transportation Trust Fund to the State Police and the Common Core compromise bill. Host: Kelly Connelly