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Headlines – March 21, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-03-21

Duration: 00:03:32

Subjects: Edwards, Edwin W. | MINIMUM WAGE | Cameron LNG, LLC | GAS INDUSTRY | Transportation


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Moller, Jan Interviewee
  • Scott, Loren Interviewee


This segment from the March 21, 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: former Governor Edwin Edwards announcing his candidacy for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District at the Baton Rouge Press Club; interviews with Jan Moller of the Louisiana Budget Project and economist Dr. Loren Scott on whether Louisiana should increase the minimum wage; Cameron LNG announcing their plans to build a $6 billion liquefied natural gas export facility in Hackberry; a study by HNTP Corporation on the costs of building a passenger rail line between Baton Rouge and New Orleans; and Shreveport celebrating its 175th birthday.