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February 24, 2016

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-02-24

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2016 | SPECIAL SESSIONS | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | People with disabilities


  • Spires, Kelly Host
  • Wilson, Kodi Speaker
  • Henry, Cameron Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from February 24, 2016, features Kodi Wilson, a mother of a child with disabilities, testifying before the House Appropriations Committee in favor of maintaining funding for human services. It also includes State Representative Cameron Henry, the chairman of the committee, discussing his bill to cut $117 million from the state budget, $87 million more than Governor John Bel Edwards’ proposed cuts. Host: Kelly Spires