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2016 Legislative Session, Week 8

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-05-06

Duration: 00:06:10

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2016 | State legislators | STATE BUDGET


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Dwight, Stephen Interviewee
  • Carter, Gary Interviewee
  • Horton, Dodie Interviewee
  • Bacala, Tony Interviewee


This segment from the May 6, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ recap of the eighth week of the 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. Spires interview four freshman state legislators: State Representative Stephen Dwight, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee; State Representative Gary Carter, a member of the House Appropriations Committee; State Representative Dodie Horton, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee; and State Representative Tony Bacala, a member of the House Appropriations Committee. They discuss their initial experiences in dealing with the state budget. Host: Charlie Whinham