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Special Session #2, Week 2 (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: 1994-06-17

Duration: 00:11:03

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1994 | Politics | Government | Gambling | VIDEO POKER


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Ewing, Randy Speaker
  • Greene, Tom Speaker
  • Lauricella, Hank Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Interviewee
  • Jones, Ronnie Interviewee
  • Ewing, Randy Interviewee
  • Evans, Bennie Interviewee
  • Ashy, Alton Interviewee
  • Landry, Ron Speaker
  • Lalonde, Raymond Speaker
  • Laborde, Raymond Speaker


This segment from the June 17, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the second week of the second Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature of 1994. His report focuses on the efforts to regulate video poker at truck stops. It includes highlights of the debate in Senate and House committees, including comments by: State Senator Randy Ewing; State Senator Tom Greene; State Senator Hank Lauricella; State Senator Ron Landry; State Representative Raymond Lalonde; and Commissioner of Administration Raymond Laborde. He also interviews: Governor Edwin Edwards; Ronnie Jones, Louisiana State Police; State Senator Randy Ewing; Bernie Evans, truck stop owner; and Alston Ashy, truck stop spokesman. Host: Robert Collins