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Headlines – January 25, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-01-25

Duration: 00:03:24

Subjects: Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Retirement | Turnley, Richard, Jr.

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker

Description

This segment from the January 25, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the discovery of eleven new bubbling sites near the Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish; highlights from a speech given by Governor Bobby Jindal at the winter meeting of the Republican National Committee; the Jindal Administration’s plans to appeal a ruling that struck down their retirement plan for new state employees; and the death of former state legislator Richard Turnley, Jr. at age 79.