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Fiscal Session, Week 1 (1996)

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: 1996-05-03

Duration: 00:11:13

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1996 | STATE BUDGET


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Foster, Mike Speaker
  • Drennen, Mark Interviewee
  • Hainkel, John Interviewee
  • Jindal, Bobby Interviewee


This segment from the May 3, 1996, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the first week of the 1996 Fiscal Session of the Louisiana Legislature. He presents highlights of Governor Mike Foster’s speech to the opening of the session, where he outlines the priorities in his state budget proposal. Duhe also interviews Commissioner of Administration Mark Drennen, State Senator John Hainkel, and Secretary Bobby Jindal of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH). Host: Robert Collins