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2019 Legislative Session, Week 7

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: 2019-05-24

Duration: 00:02:15

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2019


  • Moreau, Andre Host


This segment from the May 24, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s recap of the seventh week at the 2019 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. His report touches on the action for bills related to banning abortions if the fetal heartbeat is detected, the minimum wage, legalizing sports betting, phasing out the .45 of cent sales tax that was renewed in 2018, increasing the amount of money paid by the state to sheriffs to house state inmates in parish prisons, and increasing the gas tax.