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LA Speaks: PSC Davante Lewis (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-07-14

Duration: 00:07:49

Subjects: Louisiana Public Service Commission | Public utilities | Disaster response and recovery | Electric power failures

Contributors:

  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Lewis, Davante Interviewee

Description

This segment from the June 14, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s interview with Public Service Commissioner Davante Lewis. He discusses: Louisiana’s preparedness for hurricane season; his priorities of reducing power outages and protecting infrastructure; the possibility of increased utility rates if Louisiana is hit by another hurricane; and Entergy’s $1 billion plan to improve infrastructure. This segment is a part of the “Louisiana Speaks” series.