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Manny Fernandez Interview (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: 00:12:42

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1988 | Roemer, Buddy | STATE BUDGET


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Fernandez, Manny Interviewee


This segment from the April 15, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Lormand’s in-studio interview with Manny Fernandez, the deputy chief of staff to Governor Buddy Roemer and a former state legislator. He discusses: the administration’s preparations for the upcoming Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature; the Governor’s state budget proposal; the impact of citizen input on the legislative process; and Governor Roemer’s priorities for the session.