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Legislative Session, Week 2 (1994)

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: 1994-05-06

Duration: 00:07:31

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1994 | State employee pay raises | SALES TAX


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Adley, Robert Interviewee
  • Triche, Warren Interviewee
  • Ackal, Bo Speaker
  • Theunissen, Gerald Speaker
  • Landrieu, Mitch Speaker
  • Theriot, Steve Speaker


This segment from the May 6, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe reporting on the action at the second week of the 1994 Fiscal Session of the Louisiana Legislature. He reports that the House of Representatives passed the state budget, teacher pay raises, and the renewal of the state sales tax. His report includes highlights of the debate on the House floor for the state employee pay raises, including comments by State Representatives Bo Ackal, Robert Adley, Gerald Theunissen, Mitch Landrieu, and Steve Theriot. He also interviews State Representatives Robert Adley and Warren Triche. Host: Robert Collins