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Special Session #2 Panel Discussion (2018)

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: 2018-06-01

Duration: 00:11:17

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2018 | STATE BUDGET


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Caccioppi, Charmaine Panelist
  • Begnaud, Anita Panelist
  • Davis, Gerrelda Panelist


This segment from the June 1, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau leading a panel discussion on the ongoing Second Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature. The panelists are: Charmaine Caccioppi, the chief operating officer of the United Way of Southeast Louisiana; Anita Begnaud, the senior vice president of governmental affairs for One Acadiana; and Gerrelda Davis, the executive director of the Louisiana Primary Care Association. They discuss: the work of their organizations; the United Way’s recent ALICE study on Louisiana citizens who are Asset Limited, Income Constrained, and Employed; the ongoing state budget negotiations at the special session; and the impact of the budget uncertainty on businesses, health care providers, and the working poor.