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Gov. Roemer’s Budget Cuts, Part 1 (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-04-01

Duration: 00:05:55

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Roemer, Buddy


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Broussard, Arnold Interviewee
  • Roemer, Buddy Interviewee
  • Ramsey, David Speaker


This segment from the April 1, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Roger Sockman’s report on the first round of Governor Buddy Roemer’s state budget cuts, totaling $9.5 million and impacting twelve state agencies. His report includes: interviews with Secretary Arnold Broussard of the Louisiana Department of Revenue and Taxation and Governor Buddy Roemer; a look at the consolidation of state office buildings; and highlights of the speech by David Ramsey, the acting secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Human Resources, at the Baton Rouge Press Club. Host: Ken Lormand