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The Big Picture, Part 4 (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-01-29

Duration: 00:18:00

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Taxes | STATE BUDGET


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Holden, Kip Interviewee
  • Richardson, Jim Interviewee
  • Landrieu, Mitch Interviewee
  • Pinsonat, Bernie Interviewee
  • Ryan, Tim Interviewee
  • Scott, Loren Interviewee
  • Campbell, Foster Interviewee
  • Borne, Dan Interviewee
  • Rainey, Bill Interviewee
  • Porter, Jim Interviewee


This segment from the January 29, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the tax proposals, including a mineral tax, under consideration by the Louisiana Legislature in order to deal with the $618 million state budget shortfall. He interviews: State Representative Kip Holden; Dr. Jim Richardson, state economist; State Representative Mitch Landrieu; Bernie Pinsonat, pollster; Dr. Tim Ryan, UNO economist; Dr. Loren Scott, LSU economist; State Senator Foster Campbell; Dan Borne of the Louisiana Chemical Association; Bill Rainey, Exxon refinery manager; and Jim Porter of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association. This report is a part of a series called, “The Big Picture.” Host: Robert Collins