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Headlines - June 11, 1982

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-06-11

Duration: 00:04:30

Subjects: Headlines | Politics | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1982 | LEGISLATION | Coastal Wetlands Environmental Levy | Taxes | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | PREVAILING WAGES | Construction industry | Drunk driving | DWI


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Bowland, Debra Speaker
  • Bussie, Victor Speaker
  • Braden, Henry Speaker


This segment from the June 11, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the 1982 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: Governor Dave Treen discussing the public’s support of the Coastal Wetlands Environmental Levy (CWEL), a tax on the transportation of oil and natural gas; testimony on the repeal of the prevailing wage law; and debate on a DWI bill that requires mandatory jail sentences for first time offenders. Host: Beth George