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Headlines - June 27, 1980

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-06-27

Duration: 00:06:21

Subjects: Headlines | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1980 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Taxes | Tax deductions | INCOME TAX | Education | TEACHERS | Professional Practices Commission | Edwards, Edwin W. | Treen, David C., 1928-2009


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Long, Russell Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the June 27, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the 1980 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: a report on Governor Dave Treen’s $100 million tax cut plan; a press conference with U.S. Senator Russell Long discussing the possibility of tax cuts at the federal level; former Governor Edwin Edwards criticizing Governor Treen’s plan for a Professional Practices Commission for teachers; and Governor Treen’s response to the criticism by Edwards. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome