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Fiscal Session Preview Roundtable (1994)

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: 1994-04-22

Duration: 00:24:47

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1994 | STATE BUDGET | State employee pay raises


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Drennen, Mark Panelist
  • Maginnis, John Panelist
  • Laborde, Raymond Panelist


This episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In’ from April 22, 1994, features Robert Collins moderating a discussion on the upcoming 1994 Fiscal Session of the Louisiana Legislature. The panelists are: Mark Drennen, president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR); John Maginnis, editor of the Louisiana Political Review; and Commissioner of Administration Raymond Laborde. They discuss: the Edwards Administration’s state budget proposal; the plan to fund state employee pay raises through gambling revenues; the proposed renewal of the state sales tax; and the possible lay-off of over 400 state employees.