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2016 Legislative Session, Week 10

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-05-20

Duration: 00:06:24

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2016 | Criminal justice, Administration of | Louisiana. Legislature | AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE | Transportation | Health Care | Louisiana. Department of Health and Hospitals | MEDICAID | Film Industry | Tax credits | Louisiana. Department of Economic Development


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Bacala, Tony Speaker
  • Marcelle, C. Denise Speaker
  • Adams, Pete Speaker
  • Leger, Walt, III Speaker
  • Eley, Hugh Speaker
  • Dunchess, Joe Speaker
  • Vosbein, Robert Speaker
  • Pierson, Don Speaker
  • Brown, Troy Speaker


This segment from the May 20, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ recap of the tenth week of the 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. It includes: State Representatives Tony Bacala and Denise Marcelle of the House Criminal Justice Committee questioning Pete Adams of the Louisiana District Attorneys Association on State Senator Ronnie Johns’ bill creating a pilot project to install license plate recognition cameras around the state in order to catch motorists driving without car insurance; State Representative Walt Leger III, Hugh Eley, and Joe Dunchess of the Louisiana Nursing Home Association testifying before the House Health and Welfare Committee on Leger’s bill moving the Department of Health and Hospital’s elderly care services provided through Medicaid from a fee-for-service model to a managed care model; Robert Vosbein of the Louisiana Film and Entertainment Association and Secretary Don Pierson of the Department of Economic Development testifying before the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee on the film industry tax credit program; and State Senator Troy Brown questioning them on the program. Host: Charlie Whinham