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Rebekah Allen Interview (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-08-31

Duration: 00:06:22

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | State legislators | Political ethics


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Allen, Rebekah Interviewee


This segment from the August 31, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ interview with Rebekah Allen of the Advocate newspaper on the findings from her recent project with ProPublica on the status of ethics reform in the Louisiana Legislature. She discusses: state legislators sponsoring or voting on legislation that impacts their livelihoods; the loopholes in the financial disclosure law; ethics laws being narrowly written; and how Louisiana compares to other states. Host: Andre Moreau