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Headlines – February 5, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-02-05

Duration: 00:04:15

Subjects: Common Core State Standards Initiative | LAWSUITS | STATE BUDGET | RICHARD, ZACHARY


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker
  • Richard, Zachary Performer


This segment from the February 5, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor John Bel Edwards announcing that he is dropping Louisiana’s appeal of a lawsuit that aims to stop the national implementation of Common Core; Attorney General Jeff Landry announcing that he will decide whether the state will drop the lawsuit; Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the state’s budget deficit; the announcement of the 2016 Louisiana Legends; and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities naming Zachary Richard as their 2016 Humanist of the Year.