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Gov. Buddy Roemer's Address to the People - May 3, 1988

Louisiana Gubernatorial Addresses



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-05-03

Duration: 00:27:44

Subjects: Roemer, Buddy | Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1988 | STATE BUDGET | Education | Educational change | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Environment | COASTAL RESTORATION


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker


Ken Lormand hosts live coverage of Governor Buddy Roemer’s address to the people of Louisiana from the Governor’s Mansion in Baton Rouge on May 3, 1988. In his speech, Governor Roemer updates the people on the status of the state budget and explains his plan to shift the majority of the funding for education from the state level to the local level. As the 1988 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature continues, he also outlines his proposals in the areas education reform, economic development and the environment, including coastal restoration.