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Legislative Session, Week 3 (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: 1994-05-13

Duration: 00:09:45

Subjects: Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1994 | SALES TAX | Politics | HAZARDOUS WASTES


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Borne, Dan Interviewee
  • Hainkel, John Speaker
  • Kelly, Don Speaker


This segment from the May 13, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe reporting on the action at the third week of the 1994 Fiscal Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: the House passing the capital outlay bill; Governor Edwin Edwards testifying in the House Ways and Means Committee in favor of a bill creating a hazardous waste tax; an interview with Dan Borne, the president of the Louisiana Chemical Association, on his opposition to the hazardous waste tax; and State Senators John Hainkel and Don Kelly debating the renewal of the state sales tax. Host: Robert Collins