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Headlines - August 3, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Public Affairs, News

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-08-03

Duration: 00:05:25

Subjects: Health Care | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Women's health services | Education | The Shaw Group | Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Landrieu, Mary Speaker
  • Scott, Loren Interviewee
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker


This segment from the August 3, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu announcing the preventive health services available to women through the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare); 500 new laws taking effect; the Department of Education announcing a 33% increase in the number of unacceptable schools; an interview with economist Loren Scott on the $3 billion sale of the Shaw Group in Baton Rouge to CB&I; former Governor Buddy Roemer speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the growing number of special interest groups in Washington, D.C.; and the destruction of the Hubig’s Pie Bakery in New Orleans due to a fire.