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State Reps. Katrina Jackson & Joe Harrison Interview (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-10-19

Duration: 00:07:27

Subjects: State legislators | Louisiana. Legislature. Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget | Jackson, Katrina R. | Harrison, Joseph A. | STATE BUDGET | Louisiana. Office of Group Benefits | HEALTH INSURANCE


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jackson, Katrina Interviewee
  • Harrison, Joe Interviewee


This segment from the October 19, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with State Representative Katrina Jackson and State Representative Joe Harrison, two members of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. They discuss: the committee’s fact-finding mission into the current problems with the state budget; the Jindal Administration’s proposal to privatize the Office of Group Benefits, the agency responsible for state employees’ health insurance; and the status of a proposal to call a special session to deal with the state budget.