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Headlines – February 20, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-02-20

Duration: 00:03:39

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of State | Louisiana. Department of Revenue | Mental Health | Education


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Borne, Dan Interviewee
  • Fogle, Anna Interviewee


This segment from the February 20, 2015, 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 Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office laying off 24 full-time employees due to mid-year budget cuts; an interview with Dan Borne, the president of the Louisiana Chemical Association, on falling oil prices; the Louisiana Department of Revenue announcing that they will not start issuing refund checks until March 2nd; a report by Mental Health America ranking Louisiana as the 47th state in providing access to mental health services; and an interview with Anna Fogle, a co-founder of Beyond Bricks EBR, on the organization’s mission to help improve the public schools in East Baton Rouge Parish.