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2014 Legislative Session, Week 4

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-04-04

Duration: 00:04:54

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | Payday loans | Predatory lending | Discrimination in housing | Sex discrimination | Homosexuality


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Nevers, Ben Speaker
  • Flemming, Thelma Speaker
  • Hanley, Diane Speaker
  • Murray, Larry Speaker
  • Jones, Dana Speaker
  • Brossett, Jared Speaker
  • Perry, James Speaker
  • Middleton, Tommy Speaker
  • Benfield, Kathleen Speaker


This segment from the April 4, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s recap of the fourth week of the 2014 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. It includes State Senator Ben Nevers, Thelma Flemming, Diane Hanley, Larry Murray, and Dana Jones testifying on Nevers’ bill capping payday loan annual percentage rates at 36% per year. It also includes State Representative Jared Brossett, James Perry, Tommy Middleton, and Kathleen Benfield testifying before the House Commerce Committee on Brossett’s bill expanding the Louisiana Equal Housing Opportunity Act to prevent discrimination based on an individual’s sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Hosts: Shauna Sanford and Charlie Whinham