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Headlines - February 12, 1988

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-02-12

Duration: 00:08:53

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Tax reform


  • Zewe, Charles Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Casey, Tom Interviewee
  • Landrieu, Mary Interviewee
  • Walker, Joe Speaker
  • Faucheux, Ron Speaker


This segment from the February 12, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charles Zewe and Roger Sockman reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: an interview with former State Senator Tom Casey on his appointment as Governor-Elect Buddy Roemer’s executive counsel; an interview with State Treasurer Mary Landrieu on the latest action at the Bond Commission; State Treasurer Landrieu announcing a downgrade in the state’s bond rating by Standard & Poor’s; and pollster Joe Walker and Ron Faucheux of the Louisiana Council for Fiscal Reform announcing the results of a poll of voters on Governor-Elect Roemer’s tax reform proposals.