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Headlines – April 24, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-24

Duration: 00:03:24

Subjects: Same-sex marriage | STATE BUDGET | Kisatchie National Forest (La.)


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Moller, Jan Speaker
  • Craig, B.B. Interviewee
  • Dawson, Mike Interviewee


This segment from the April 24, 2015, 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: a decrease in LSU’s bond rating; Jan Moller, the president of the Louisiana Budget Project, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the state’s $1.6 billion budget shortfall; Governor Bobby Jindal writing an editorial in the New York Times on his opposition to same sex marriage; the death of Caddo Parish District Attorney Charles Scott at age 67; and interviews with B.B. Craig, the associate director of the United States Mint, and Mike Dawson, district ranger, on the launch of the Kisatchie National Forest quarter.