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Legislative Session Wrap-Up (2024)

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: 2024-05-31

Duration: 00:05:05

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2024 | Politics | Government


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Temple, Tim Speaker
  • Landry, Jeff Speaker
  • Duplessis, Royce Speaker
  • Procopio, Steven Interviewee


This segment from the May 31, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the major issues of the 2024 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, which ends on June 3, 2024. Her report touches on insurance reform, educational savings accounts (ESAs), changes to the Board of Ethics, and the reclassification of two pills used for abortion and miscarriages, mifepristone and misoprostol, as controlled dangerous substances. It includes highlights of past statements made by Commissioner of Insurance Tim Temple and Governor Jeff Landry. St. Cyr also interviews Dr. Steven Procopio, the president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR).