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2018 Legislative Session, Week 10

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: 2018-05-18

Duration: 00:05:05

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2018 | STATE BUDGET | Edwards, John Bel


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Seabaugh, Alan Interviewee
  • Bouie, Joseph Interviewee
  • Morris, Jay Interviewee
  • LaFleur, Eric Speaker


This segment from the May 18, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ report on the final week of the 2018 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature and Governor John Bel Edwards’ call for a second Special Session to fix the state budget deficit. Her report includes: highlights from a press conference given by Governor Edwards; interviews with State Representatives Alan Seabaugh, Joseph Bouie, and Jay Morris, three members of the House Ways and Means Committee; and highlights from State Senator Eric LaFleur, the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, presenting the state budget proposal on the Senate floor. Host: Andre Moreau