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Roemer’s Budget Concerns (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: 1987-11-13

Duration: 00:09:20

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Roemer, Buddy


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the November 13, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton’s report on Governor-Elect Buddy Roemer’s concerns about the state budget, which could run out of money on March 9, 1988, without any intervention. It includes highlights of Governor-Elect Roemer’s press conference following his meeting with his budget officials and state legislators. It also includes highlights of a press conference with Governor-Elect Roemer and Governor Edwin Edwards following Roemer’s request to become Interim Commissioner of Administration.