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Headlines – May 26, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-05-26

Duration: 00:03:42

Subjects: Pence, Mike, 1959- | Angelle, Scott | French immersion | CODOFIL


  • Spires, Kelly Host
  • Pence, Mike Speaker
  • Arceneaux, William Interviewee


This segment from the May 26, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: President Donald Trump’s proposed budget excluding deepwater drilling revenue that the state uses to fund coastal restoration projects; Vice President Mike Pence visiting Louisiana; the upcoming sales tax holiday for hurricane preparedness; the United States Department of the Interior naming Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle as the director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement; and an interview with Dr. William Arceneaux of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL) on Ville Platte and Mamou Elementary Schools offering French immersion programs to their kindergarten and first grade students.