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Headlines – April 21, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-04-21

Duration: 00:05:06

Subjects: Environment | COASTAL EROSION | COASTAL RESTORATION | Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast | Gasoline -- Taxation


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Haase, Bren Interviewee


This segment from the April 21, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor John Bel Edwards declaring a state of emergency for Louisiana’s coast due to the ongoing problem of coastal erosion; an interview with Bren Haase of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) on the state’s 2017 update to the coastal master plan; State Representative Steve Carter introducing a bill that increases the state’s gasoline tax by 16 cents per gallon; and the Louisiana Senate approving a measure that scales back the state’s sales tax holiday for hunting equipment.