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2011 Legislative Session, Week 9

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-24

Duration: 00:05:02

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | RALLIES | Fishermen | SEAFOOD INDUSTRY | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fannin, Jim Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Pope, J. Rogers Speaker
  • Blanchard, Dean Speaker
  • Gisclair, Jerry "Truck" Interviewee
  • Guidry, Clint Interviewee
  • Blanchard, Dean Interviewee


This segment from the June 24, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s recap of the events at the final week of the 2011 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: State Representative Jim Fannin, the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, answering questions by State Representatives John Bel Edwards and J. Rogers Pope on the state budget; Dean Blanchard, a seafood processor from Grand Isle, speaking at a rally of commercial fishermen affected by the 2010 BP Oil Spill; and interviews with State Representative Jerry Gisclair, Clint Guidry of the Louisiana Shrimp Association, and Dean Blanchard at the rally. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford