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Headlines – April 7, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-04-07

Duration: 00:04:07

Subjects: Drugs | Criminal justice, Administration of | United States. Environmental Protection Agency


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Henderson, Michael Interviewee


This segment from the April 7, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor John Bel Edwards declaring a state of emergency following severe storms that resulted in several tornadoes and flooding in parts of central and south Louisiana; the details of a legislative package aimed at combating the state’s opioid epidemic; an interview with Dr. Michael Henderson of the LSU Public Policy Research Lab on the results of a statewide poll on criminal justice reform; and the Trump Administration’s proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, including several programs in Louisiana.