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2010 Legislative Session, Week 10

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-06-04

Duration: 00:07:21

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | STATE BUDGET | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | State Budget Cuts | Louisiana. National Guard | Louisiana. Department of Economic Development | Mega-Project Development Fund | DRUG TESTING | Concealed carry | Concealed weapons | Places of worship | Mini-trucks | Traffic safety | Offshore gas well drilling | Offshore oil well drilling


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Gautreaux, Kevin Editor
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Long, Gerald Speaker
  • Davis, Angele Speaker
  • Dabadie, Stephen Speaker
  • Moret, Stephen Speaker
  • Mills, Fred Speaker
  • Burns, Henry Speaker
  • Tuberville, Durrell Speaker
  • Hebert, Troy Speaker
  • McPherson, Joe Speaker
  • Dove, Gordon Interviewee
  • Connick, Patrick Interviewee


This segment from the June 4, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s recap of the events at the tenth week of the 2010 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: State Senator Gerald Long questioning Commissioner of Administration Angele Davis on the cost of the BP Oil Spill clean-up; Brigadier General Stephen Dabadie testifying on the impact of the proposed budget cuts to the Louisiana National Guard; Secretary Stephen Moret of the Department of Economic Development testifying on the proposed cuts to the Mega-Project Development Fund; State Representative Fred Mills testifying on his bill banning products that help falsify the results of drug tests; State Representative Henry Burns and Dr. Durell Tuberville of the Shreveport Community Church testifying on Burns’ bill allowing the carrying of concealed weapons in places of worship; State Senators Troy Hebert and Joe McPherson testifying on their bill legalizing the driving of mini-trucks on state roads; an interview with State Representative Gordon Dove on the federal government’s decision to ban deep water drilling; and an interview with State Representative Patrick Connick on the impact of the BP Oil Spill. Host: Shauna Sanford