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2016 Legislative Session, Week 3

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-04-01

Duration: 00:05:33

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2016 | Taxes | Tax reform | Health Care | NURSES | Nurse practitioners


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Moller, Jan Interviewee
  • Claitor, Dan Speaker
  • Barrow, Regina Speaker
  • Dilks, Tari Speaker
  • Taylor, Jim Speaker


This segment from the April 1, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ recap of the third week of the 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: an interview with Jan Moller of the Louisiana Budget Project on two ongoing tax reform studies in the Legislature; State Senator Dan Claitor testifying before the Senate Judiciary C Committee on his bills removing unconstitutional laws from the books; and State Senator Regina Barrow, Tari Dilks of the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners, and Jim Taylor of the Louisiana Association of Family Physicians testifying before the Senate Health and Welfare Committee on Barrow’s bill eliminating the requirement for registered nurses and nurse practitioners to have collaborative practice agreements with physicians. Host: Charlie Whinham