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Headlines - January 9, 1987

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-01-09

Duration: 00:07:28

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Environmental Quality | STATE BUDGET


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Norton, Pat Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the January 9, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Secretary Pat Norton of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announcing her resignation at the request of Governor Edwin Edwards; Governor Edwards’ response to Norton’s resignation; Governor Edwards announcing an additional $113 million in state budget cuts; and the death of former Lieutenant Governor Taddy Aycock at age 71.