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Legislative Session Roundtable (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Panel

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-06-08

Duration: 00:16:29

Subjects: Filmed panel discussions | Carter, Stephen F. | Broome, Sharon Weston | Guillory, Elbert L. | Scott, Robert Travis | Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2012 | STATE BUDGET | Education | Educational change | Educational accountability | Educational vouchers | Retirement


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Carter, Steve Panelist
  • Broome, Sharon Weston Panelist
  • Guillory, Elbert Panelist
  • Scott, Robert Travis Panelist


This segment from the June 8, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford leading an in-studio panel discussion on the conclusion of the 2012 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature with State Representative Steve Carter, State Senator Sharon Weston Broome, State Senator Elbert Guillory, and Robert Travis Scott of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR). They discuss: their characterizations of the session; the use of one-time money in the state budget; the idea of calling a constitutional convention to fix the structural budget problems; the passage of education reform; the upcoming accountability standards for students using school vouchers; and the passage of retirement reform.