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State Sen. Elbert Guillory Interview - April 27, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-04-27

Duration: 00:06:31

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2012 | Guillory, Elbert L. | Retirement


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Guillory, Elbert Interviewee


This segment from the April 27, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with State Senator Elbert Guillory, the chairman of the Senate Retirement Committee. He discusses the retirement reform bills under consideration at the 2012 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, including: the speed at which the bills are moving through the Legislature; the proposed increase in employee contributions to the retirement system; the money raised from the bills going back into the retirement system to pay down the $18 billion unfunded accrued liability; the proposed increase in retirement age; and the necessity of the reforms.