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State Budget Proposal (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: 1988-04-15

Duration: 00:09:26



  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker
  • Webb, Garland Interviewee
  • Roemer, Buddy Interviewee
  • Budd, Virginia Interviewee
  • Quisenberry, Larry Interviewee
  • Hilton, Betty Interviewee
  • Gomez, Ron Interviewee
  • Kendrick, Brian Interviewee


This segment from the April 15, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Roger Sockman’s report on the reaction to Governor Buddy Roemer’s state budget proposal for the 1988-1989 fiscal year. It includes highlights of Governor Roemer presenting the budget proposal to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. Sockman interviews: Garland Webb of AFSCME; Governor Roemer; Virginia Budd of the Louisiana Association of Educators; Dr. Larry Quisenberry of the Louisiana School Retirement System; State Representative Ron Gomez; and Commissioner of Administration Brian Kendrick. His report also includes highlights of Betty Hilton, the president of the Louisiana Police Jury Association, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club. Host: Ken Lormand