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State Reps. Patrick Williams & Frank Hoffmann Interview (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-01-25

Duration: 00:06:43

Subjects: State legislators | Health Care | Hospitals | Louisiana State University System


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Williams, Patrick Interviewee
  • Hoffmann, Frank Interviewee


This segment from the January 25, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with State Representative Patrick Williams and State Representative Frank Hoffmann, two members of the House Health and Welfare Committee. They discuss: their takeaways from their committee hearing on the status of the privatization of the LSU Hospital System in south Louisiana; their concerns about the hospitals in north Louisiana; the lack of agreements for the public-private partnerships; and their concerns for the current hospital employees.