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Headlines – December 19, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-12-19

Duration: 00:02:42

Subjects: Poverty | Louisiana Public Service Commission


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host


This segment from the December 19, 2014, 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 United States Census Bureau reporting that Louisiana has the fourth highest rate of children living in poverty; LSU students and faculty members planning to protest Governor Bobby Jindal’s January 24th prayer rally on the LSU campus; the Louisiana Public Service Commission refusing to return their state-owned vehicles to the Division of Administration; Calcasieu, Cameron, and Vermilion Parishes joining the Chenier Plain Alliance with their neighboring Texas counties in order to protect the coast; and Exxon Mobil and donating $100,000 to Claiborne Elementary School.