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Legislative Recap – May 27, 1983

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-05-27

Duration: 00:03:25

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1983 | Multibank holding companies | Banking Industry | PRISONERS | Parole | Louisiana. Department of Education | Dodd, William J.


  • Young, David Host
  • McIntosh, Larry Speaker
  • Boudreaux, Ronald Interviewee
  • Jenkins, Woody Speaker


This segment from the May 27, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features David Young’s recap of the week’s major events at the 1983 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: Larry McIntosh of the Association for Competitive Banking testifying in favor a bill allowing multibank holding companies in the state; an interview with Ronald Boudreaux of the First National Bank of Opelousas on his opposition to the bill; State Representative Woody Jenkins testifying on his bill limiting parole hearings to prisoners who have served at least two-thirds of their sentence; and State Superintendent of Education Kelly Nix dedicating the Department of Education building to former Superintendent Bill Dodd.