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State Budget Negotiations (2018)

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: 2018-02-02

Duration: 00:06:04

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Barras, Taylor F.


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Henry, Cameron Interviewee
  • Barras, Taylor Interviewee
  • Scott, Robert Travis Interviewee


This segment from the February 2, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ report on the ongoing state budget negotiations between the Edwards Administration and House Republicans, including the Republicans’ proposed spending reforms. Governor Edwards’ proposed budget includes $1 billion in cuts due to the 2018 fiscal cliff. She interviews: State Representative Cameron Henry, the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee; Speaker of the House Taylor Barras; and Robert Travis Scott, the president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana. Host: Andre Moreau