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Week in Review – November 25, 1983

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-11-25

Duration: 00:03:08

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Apportionment (Election law) | UNEMPLOYMENT


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Alexander, Stephanie Speaker


This segment from the November 25, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson and Beth Courtney reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: incoming Commissioner of Administration Stephanie Alexander speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the state’s budget deficit; an update on State Representative John Alario’s bid to become Speaker of the House; Governor Dave Treen’s plan to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Louisiana’s 1981 Congressional redistricting plan; the results from the elections for the Louisiana Legislature; and the state’s unemployment numbers for October.