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2012 Legislative Session, Week 5

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-04-13

Duration: 00:04:01

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2012 | Lead | Day care centers | WATER | Louisiana. Department of Natural Resources | Environment | PIPELINES | NATURAL GAS


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Morrell, J.P. Speaker
  • Morrish, Dan "Blade" Speaker
  • Moss, Taylor Speaker
  • Montoucet, Jack Speaker
  • Angelle, Scott Speaker


This segment from the April 13, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s recap of the fifth week of the 2012 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: State Senator J.P. Morrell testifying on his bill requiring building inspections for lead at new day care centers, pre-schools, and elementary schools; State Senator Dan “Blade” Morrish and Captain Taylor Moss of the Louisiana State Police testifying on Morrish’s bill allowing gas pipeline leaks less than 1,000 pounds to go unreported; and State Representative Jack Montoucet questioning Secretary Scott Angelle of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on a bill extending the power of the DNR Secretary to sell surface water through 2022. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford