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Gov. Dave Treen Announces State Hiring Freeze (1980)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-12-12

Duration: 00:08:01

Subjects: Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | State hiring freeze | Louisiana. Department of Health and Human Resources


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Thiel, Art Interviewee
  • Fisher, George Interviewee


This segment from the December 12, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on Governor Dave Treen’s announcement of his executive order calling for a state hiring freeze and funding cap for state agencies. This report includes an interview with Art Thiel of the Public Affairs Research Council discussing the growth of state government, as well as an interview with Secretary George Fisher of the Department of Health and Human Resources discussing the impact of the executive order on his department. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome