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State Sen. Elbert Guillory Interview - May 18, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-05-18

Duration: 00:06:49

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 May 18, 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 status and changes to the three bills related to changing the benefit calculation formula, increasing the employees’ contribution, and raising the retirement age; why these bills do not affect the retirement systems for K-12 teachers and the State Police; the possibility of a legal challenge; and the impact of this issue in other states, including California.