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2014 Legislative Session, Week 6

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-04-18

Duration: 00:05:49

Subjects: HIGHER EDUCATION | TEACHERS | Concealed carry | Concealed weapons | Firearms | Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | Louisiana Individual and Family Support Program | People with disabilities | Public contracts | STATE BUDGET


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Kennedy, Kim Speaker
  • Marcell, Kay Speaker
  • Walters, Mauricia Speaker
  • Richard, Jerome Speaker
  • Kennedy, John Speaker
  • Nichols, Kristy Speaker
  • Garofalo, Ray Speaker
  • Norton, Barbara Speaker
  • Landry, Terry Speaker
  • Mack, Sherman Speaker


This segment from the April 18, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s recap of the sixth week of the 2014 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: Kim Kennedy, Kay Marcell, and Mauricia Walters testifying in favor of funding for the Individual and Family Support Program administered through the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities; State Representative Jerome Richard, State Treasurer John Kennedy, and Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols testifying on Richard’s bill reducing state contracts by 10% and using the savings to create the Higher Education Financing Fund; State Representative Ray Garofalo testifying before the House Criminal Justice Committee on his bill allowing K-12 teachers to carry concealed weapons in the classroom if certain conditions are met; and State Representatives Barbara Norton, Terry Landry, and Sherman Mack questioning Garofolo on the bill.