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Headlines – March 14, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-03-14

Duration: 00:02:09

Subjects: National Flood Insurance Program (U.S.) | Louisiana. State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education | United States. Army. Corps of Engineers


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host


This segment from the March 14, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Congress passing the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approving a $3.5 billion spending plan; the supporters of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East’s lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies unveiling a website that outlines the companies’ contributions to coastal erosion; and the United States Army Corps of Engineers approving $7 million for the Red River Lock and Dam Operations.