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1987 Legislative Session, Week 11

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: 1987-07-03

Duration: 00:10:42

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1987 | STATE BUDGET


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Roedts, Lynda Reporter
  • Jones, Charles D. Interviewee
  • Bruneau, Peppi Speaker
  • Fernandez, Manny Interviewee
  • Thompson, Francis Interviewee
  • Reilly, Kevin, Sr. Interviewee
  • Jetson, Raymond Interviewee
  • Ackal, Bo Speaker
  • O'Neal, B.F. Interviewee
  • Skelton, Fred Interviewee
  • Steimel, Ed Interviewee
  • Adley, Robert Interviewee


This segment from the July 3, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Lynda Roedts’ report on the eleventh and final week of the 1987 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. Her report focuses on the passage of a state budget that is likely running a deficit due to the figure used for the price of oil. It includes highlights of State Representatives Peppi Bruneau and Bo Ackal discussing the budget on the House floor. Roedts also interviews: State Representative Charles D. Jones; State Representative Manny Fernandez; State Representative Francis Thompson; State Representative Kevin Reilly; State Representative Raymond Jetson; State Representative B.F. O’Neal; Fred Skelton of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers; Ed Steimel of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry; and State Representative Robert Adley. Host: Rob Hinton