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Jeremy Alford Interview (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-03-03

Duration: 00:09:00

Subjects: Alford, Jeremy | Politics | Trump, Donald, 1946- | Rainwater, Paul | Peterson, Karen Carter | Democratic Party | Republican Party (La.) | Campaign Finance | Elections, 2017 | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2017


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Alford, Jeremy Interviewee


This segment from the March 3, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview with Jeremy Alford of LaPolitics. He discusses the latest news in Louisiana politics, including: Governor John Bel Edwards’ and Attorney General Jeff Landry’s recent meetings with President Donald Trump; the consideration of Paul Rainwater as the new FEMA Administrator; State Senator Karen Carter Peterson’s election as the new Vice Chair of Civic Engagement and Voter Participation for the Democratic National Committee; the upcoming United States Department of Justice’s opinion on a lawsuit filed by the Louisiana Republican Party related to campaign finance; upcoming special elections; and the major issues of the upcoming Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.