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Legislative Session, Week 5 (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: 1994-05-27

Duration: 00:06:18

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1994 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Kelly, Don Speaker
  • Dardenne, Jay Interviewee
  • Hainkel, John Interviewee
  • McPherson, Joe Interviewee
  • Bagneris, Dennis Interviewee
  • Ackal, Bo Speaker


This segment from the May 27, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe reporting on the action at the fifth and final week of the 1994 Fiscal Session of the Louisiana Legislature. He reports that the Legislature passed the $11.8 billion state budget. His report includes highlights of the debate in the Senate Finance Committee, the Senate floor, and in Conference Committee. It includes highlights of comments by State Senator Don Kelly and State Representative Bo Ackal. He also interviews State Senators Jay Dardenne, John Hainkel, Joe McPherson, and Dennis Bagneris. Host: Robert Collins