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PAR Panel: The 2010 Legislative Session




Genre: Public Affairs, News

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-04-30

Duration: 00:59:08

Subjects: Filmed panel discussions | Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, Inc. | Roemer, Buddy | Politics | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | HIGHER EDUCATION | Privatization | Political ethics | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010


  • Courtney, Beth Moderator
  • Keller, Lanny Panelist
  • Scott, Robert Travis Panelist
  • Mann, Robert Panelist
  • Roemer, Buddy Panelist


A panel discussion moderated by Beth Courtney of LPB at the annual conference of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR) on April 30, 2010. The panelists are Lanny Keller of the Baton Rouge Advocate, Robert Travis Scott of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Robert Mann of the LSU Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs and former Governor Buddy Roemer. They discuss the 2010 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, including the areas of higher education, privatization and ethics reform. They also touch on the impact of the BP Oil Spill.