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Rep. Steve Carter & Sen. Karen Carter Peterson Interview (2014)

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: 2014-03-07

Duration: 00:09:01

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | Carter, Stephen F. | Peterson, Karen Carter | State legislators | STATE BUDGET | Education | Common Core State Standards Initiative | MINIMUM WAGE


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Carter, Steve Interviewee
  • Peterson, Karen Carter Interviewee


This segment from the March 7, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with State Representative Steve Carter (R) and State Senator Karen Carter Peterson (D) on the major issues of the upcoming 2014 Legislative Session. They discuss: the use of one-time money to pay for recurring expenses in the state budget; the Common Core educational standards; and increasing the minimum wage.