Legislative Recap – May 27, 1983
Louisiana: The State We're In
Genre: News, Public Affairs
Place Covered: Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1983-05-27
Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1983 | Multibank holding companies | Banking Industry | PRISONERS | Parole | Louisiana. Department of Education | Dodd, William J.
- Young, David Host
- McIntosh, Larry Speaker
- Boudreaux, Ronald Interviewee
- Jenkins, Woody Speaker
This segment from the May 27, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features David Young’s recap of the week’s major events at the 1983 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: Larry McIntosh of the Association for Competitive Banking testifying in favor a bill allowing multibank holding companies in the state; an interview with Ronald Boudreaux of the First National Bank of Opelousas on his opposition to the bill; State Representative Woody Jenkins testifying on his bill limiting parole hearings to prisoners who have served at least two-thirds of their sentence; and State Superintendent of Education Kelly Nix dedicating the Department of Education building to former Superintendent Bill Dodd.