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Sen. Mary Landrieu Interview - Feb. 13, 2009

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-02-13

Duration: 00:04:28

Subjects: Economic stimulus | American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 | Landrieu, Mary, 1955- | Vitter, David | SENATORS | United States. Congress. Senate | Economy | Politics

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Landrieu, Mary Interviewee

Description

This segment from the February 13, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s interview with United States Senator Mary Landrieu. She discusses why she voted in favor of President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus package and the benefits that will be seen in Louisiana, including funds for state and local government, tax relief for small businesses, and tax credits for people who purchase homes or automobiles. Charlie Whinham also reads a statement from United States Senator David Vitter about why he voted against the stimulus package. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford