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2018 Legislative Session, Week 2

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: 2018-03-23

Duration: 00:04:48

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2018 | Gambling | CASINOS


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Johns, Ronnie Speaker
  • Peterson, Karen Carter Speaker
  • Husser, Louis Speaker


This segment from the March 23, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ recap of the second week of the 2018 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. Her report focuses on the gambling, or gaming, legislation under consideration at the session. It includes: highlights of State Senator Ronnie Johns testifying before the Senate Judiciary B Committee on his bill allowing riverboat casinos to move 1200 feet inland; State Senator Karen Carter Peterson, a member of the committee, questioning Senator Johns on the bill; and Pastor Louis Husser of Crossgate Church in Robert, Louisiana, testifying against the bill. Host: Andre Moreau