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Headlines – August 7, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-08-07

Duration: 00:03:13

Subjects: Elections, 2015 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2015 | Elections, 2016 | United States presidential election, 2016 | Williams, Alfred C., 1951-2015


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Angelle, Scott Speaker
  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker


This segment from the August 7, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: three gubernatorial candidates, State Representative John Bel Edwards, Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle, and Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne, answering a question on their vision for the Office of Elderly Affairs at a gubernatorial forum; Governor Bobby Jindal participating in the first nationally televised debate of his 2016 presidential campaign; the death of State Representative Alfred Williams at age 64; Moody’s maintaining the State of Louisiana’s credit rating; and revised predictions for the 2015 hurricane season.