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Headlines – March 4, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-03-04

Duration: 00:03:53

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | STATE BUDGET | Alexander, F. King (Fieldon King) | Elections, 2016 | United States presidential election, 2016 | SCHEDLER, TOM


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Alexander, F. King Speaker
  • Schedler, Tom Speaker


This segment from the March 4, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: a press conference with Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the progress of the Special Session; LSU President F. King Alexander speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about his frustrations over the continual budget cuts to higher education; Secretary of State Tom Schedler discussing the high cost of the Louisiana presidential primary on March 5th; and the National High School Hall of Fame selecting Pete Boudreaux, the track and cross country coach at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, as a 2016 inductee.