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Special Session #1 Wrap-Up (2020)

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: 2020-07-03

Duration: 00:06:46

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2020 | SPECIAL SESSIONS | STATE BUDGET | Politics | Government


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Hilburn, Greg Interviewee


This segment from the July 3, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams and Andre Moreau reporting on the end of the First 2020 Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature. Williams presents highlights from a press conference with Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the state budget passed during the special session. Moreau then interviews Greg Hilburn of the USA Today Network. He discusses the impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic on the session, the state budget, and some of the other bills passed during the session.