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State Budget Debate (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-06-02

Duration: 00:10:13

Subjects: Politics | LEGISLATION | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Legislature | STATE BUDGET | Local transit | MASS TRANSIT SYSTEMS


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Reilly, Kevin Speaker
  • Baker, Richard Speaker
  • Grisbaum, Charles Speaker
  • Henry, Bubba Speaker
  • Morrison, Toni Speaker
  • Bella, V.J. Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Interviewee
  • Kyle, Joe Interviewee


This segment from the June 2, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an In-Depth report on the debate over the General Appropriations Bill, or state budget, on the floor of the House of Representatives. A majority of the debate centered on the issue of providing state aid to the struggling mass transit system in New Orleans. Host: Ron Blome