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Headlines – July 28, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-07-28

Duration: 00:03:06

Subjects: Orgeron, Ed, 1961- | Menard, D. L. | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Health Care | SCALISE, STEVE | Transportation


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Broome, Sharon Weston Speaker
  • Orgeron, Ed Speaker


This segment from the July 28, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the United States Senate failing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare; Congressman Steve Scalise being discharged from the hospital, six weeks after his June 14th shooting at a Congressional baseball practice; East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announcing her proposed transportation tax plan; the retirement of Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie; LSU Football Coach Ed Orgeron speaking to the Baton Rouge Rotary Club about the upcoming season; and the death of Cajun musician D.L. Menard at age 85.