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Proposed Senate Reforms (1995)

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: 1995-03-24

Duration: 00:09:41

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature. Senate | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1995


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Dardenne, Jay Interviewee
  • Hainkel, John Interviewee
  • Nunez, Sammy Interviewee
  • Ewing, Randy Interviewee
  • Cravins, Donald Interviewee


This segment from the March 24, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on a package of bills proposed by six senators aimed at reforming the rules and practices of the Louisiana State Senate at the upcoming legislative session. Chapa reports that the senators have expressed their unhappiness with the current Senate leadership. She interviews four of the senators, Jay Dardenne, John Hainkel, Randy Ewing and Donald Cravins, as well as Senate President Sammy Nunez. Host: Robert Collins