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2016 Legislative Session, Week 11

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Public Affairs, News

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-05-27

Duration: 00:05:25

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2016 | Politics | Government | MINIMUM WAGE | Immigration


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Crisp, Elizabeth Interviewee
  • Carter, Troy Speaker
  • Martiny, Danny Speaker
  • Hodges, Valarie Speaker
  • Normand, Newell Speaker


This segment from the May 27, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ recap of the eleventh week of the 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. It includes: an interview with Elizabeth Crisp, a reporter for “The Advocate” newspaper, on the session’s major issues; State Senator Troy Carter testifying before the House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee on the possibility that an amendment increasing the minimum wage will be added to his bill on employee wages; State Senator Danny Martiny of the Senate Judiciary A Committee speaking against State Representative Valarie Hodges’ bill prohibiting the creation of sanctuary cities; State Representative Hodges testifying in favor of her bill; and Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand testifying against the bill. Host: Charlie Whinham