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Headlines – May 15, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-15

Duration: 00:03:25

Subjects: Film Industry | STATE BUDGET | EDMONSON, MIKE | Bald eagle


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jackson, Katrina Speaker
  • Edmonson, Mike Speaker


This segment from the May 15, 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: a Baton Rouge filmmaker pleading guilty to film tax credit fraud; the Revenue Estimating Conference finding an additional $79 million to fill the $1.6 billion state budget shortfall; State Representative Katrina Jackson, the chairwoman of the Legislative Black Caucus, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the importance of legislative independence; Colonel Mike Edmonson, the Superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, discussing FirstNet, a system to improve emergency communications; the LSU Veterinary School releasing a juvenile eagle; and baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron donating $10,000 to the Eddie Robinson Museum on the campus of Grambling State University.