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Headlines – March 3, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-03-03

Duration: 00:02:00

Subjects: Criminal justice, Administration of | Public defenders | Higgins, Clay


  • Whinham, Charlie Host


This segment from the March 3, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor John Bel Edwards’ plans for a criminal justice reform package; an American Bar Association study showing that Louisiana has a public defender shortage; and Congressman Clay Higgins’ appointment to a bipartisan Homeland Security Committee Task Force.