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The Big Picture, Part 5 (1993)

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: 1993-02-05

Duration: 00:13:37

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Louisiana. Legislature


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Rayburn, B.B. "Sixty" Speaker
  • Johnson, Jon Speaker
  • Logan, Rae Interviewee
  • Goodson, Barbara Interviewee
  • Winham, Steve Interviewee
  • Rayburn, B.B. "Sixty" Interviewee
  • Johnson, Jon Interviewee
  • Ieyoub, Richard Interviewee
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Hood, David Interviewee


This segment from the February 5, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the efforts to balance the state budget for the current fiscal year, which is currently $169 million out of balance. His report includes highlights of a meeting of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. He interviews: Commissioner of Administration Raymond Laborde; Rae Logan, state bond commissioner; Barbara Goodson, assistant state bond commissioner; Steve Winham, state budget director; State Senator B.B. “Sixty” Rayburn; State Senator Jon Johnson; Attorney General Richard Ieyoub; and David Hood, fiscal analyst. His report also includes highlights of a press conference with Governor Edwin Edwards discussing his expectations for the revenue generated by the casino in New Orleans. This report is a part of a series called, “The Big Picture.” Host: Robert Collins