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Headlines – July 14, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-07-14

Duration: 00:02:31

Subjects: Health Care | MEDICAID | Louisiana State Treasurer election, 2017 | Elections, 2017 | Toledo Bend Reservoir (La. and Tex.)


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Gee, Rebekah Speaker


This segment from the July 14, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the details of the Cassidy-Graham amendment, the health care plan sponsored by United States Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham; Dr. Rebekah Gee, the Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the success of the Medicaid expansion; Congressman Steve Scalise being moved out of intensive care; five candidates qualifying to run for State Treasurer; State Representative Julie Stokes dropping out of the State Treasurer’s race following a breast cancer diagnosis; Toledo Bend earning another distinction as one of the best bass fishing lakes in the country; and the results of a recent study on wetlands loss.