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Melinda Deslatte Interview (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: 2017-09-29

Duration: 00:04:33

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Tax reform


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Deslatte, Melinda Interviewee


This segment from the September 29, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ interview with Melinda Deslatte of the Associated Press. She discusses: the $1 billion 2018 fiscal cliff; Governor John Bel Edwards’ meetings with business leaders around the state; the lack of consensus in the House of Representatives on tax reform; and the possibility of a special session to address the fiscal cliff in 2018. Host: Andre Moreau