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Legislature Passes State Budget (1991)

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: 1991-07-12

Duration: 00:04:55

Subjects: Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1991


  • Nachman, Karen Host
  • Adley, Robert Speaker
  • Smith, J.R. Interviewee
  • Thompson, Steve Interviewee
  • Bradley, Allen Interviewee
  • Travis, John Interviewee
  • Laborde, Raymond Interviewee
  • Dastugue, Quentin Interviewee
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker


This segment from the July 12, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on the 1991-1992 state budget passed by the Louisiana Legislature prior to the conclusion of the 1991 Regular Session. Her report includes: highlights of State Representative Robert Adley presenting the state budget on the House floor; interviews with State Representative J.R. Smith, State Senator Steve Thompson, State Representative Allen Bradley, State Representative John Travis, State Representative Raymond Laborde, and State Representative Quentin Dastugue; and highlights of a press conference with Governor Buddy Roemer discussing his disagreements with the budget.