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Headlines – November 21, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-11-21

Duration: 00:02:51

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Common Core State Standards Initiative | Same-sex marriage | Diabetes


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Nichols, Kristy Speaker


This segment from the November 21, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols testifying before the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget on the mid-year budget cuts; an excerpt from State Treasurer John Kennedy’s guest column in the Shreveport Times; an update on Governor Bobby Jindal’s lawsuit against Common Core; the Forum for Equality pushing to take its lawsuit challenging Louisiana’s ban on same sex marriage straight to the United States Supreme Court; and the American Diabetes Association reporting that Louisiana spends $5.4 billion on diabetes patients every year.