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State Budget Passes the House (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-06-03

Duration: 00:03:08

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1983 | STATE BUDGET


  • Ekings, Robyn Host
  • Reilly, Kevin Speaker
  • Scott, Jock Speaker
  • Hainkel, John Speaker


This segment from the June 3, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings’ report on the debate over the state budget in the House of Representatives at the 1983 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. It includes: State Representative Kevin Reilly, the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, asking the House to approve a nine-tenths of a percent budget cut across the board in order to balance the budget; State Representative Jock Scott asking the House to approve four amendments to the budget in order to cut an additional $5 million; and Speaker of the House John Hainkel thanking members for sending a balanced budget to the Senate.