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Pro/Con: Filling Vacant State Positions (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-05-04

Duration: 00:02:02

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | State hiring freeze


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Bagert, Ben Speaker
  • John, John N. Speaker


This segment from the May 4, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on a bill that would require supervisors to justify the filling of vacant positions in state government. State Representative Ben Bagert of New Orleans and State Representative John N. John speak on the issue. Host: Ron Blome