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Shooting of Congressman Steve Scalise (2017)

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: 2017-06-16

Duration: 00:03:20

Subjects: SCALISE, STEVE | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2017 | STATE BUDGET


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Shadoin, Rob Speaker
  • Barras, Taylor Interviewee
  • Leger, Walt, III Interviewee


This segment from the June 16, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the shooting of Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, and the impact of the news on the ongoing state budget negotiations at the Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature. It includes highlights of State Representative Rob Shadoin leading the House of Representatives in prayer and interviews with Speaker of the House Taylor Barras and State Representative Walt Leger III. Moreau reports that the House and Senate passed a state budget.