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2017 Legislative Session, Week 8

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-06-02

Duration: 00:03:53

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2017 | Politics | Government | Tax reform | Criminal justice, Administration of


  • Spires, Kelly Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Ivey, Barry Speaker
  • Abramson, Neil Speaker
  • Dwight, Stephen Speaker


This segment from the June 2, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ recap of the eighth week of the 2017 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: State Representative Barry Ivey presenting his tax reform bill on the House floor; State Representative Neil Abramson presenting his bill calling for a limited constitutional convention related to the state’s tax code; and State Representative Stephen Dwight presenting his bill from the criminal justice reform package on the rights of crime victims.