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2016 Legislative Session, Week 12

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-06-03

Duration: 00:05:47

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2016 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | Louisiana. Department of Children & Family Services | Edwards, John Bel | Health Care | MEDICAID


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • LaFleur, Eric Speaker
  • Henry, Cameron Speaker
  • Barrow, Regina Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker


This segment from the June 3, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ recap of the twelfth week of the 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. It includes: State Senator Eric LaFleur, the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, presenting the state budget on the Senate floor; State Representative Cameron Henry, the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, testifying before the Senate Finance Committee on the state budget; State Senator Regina Barrow questioning Henry on the funding allocated to the Department of Children and Family Services; and Governor John Bel Edwards speaking at the University Medical Center in New Orleans about the start of the Medicaid expansion enrollment period. Host: Charlie Whinham