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2019 Legislative Session, Week 8

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: 2019-05-31

Duration: 00:02:22

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


  • Moreau, Andre Host


This segment from the May 31, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s recap of the eighth 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, K-12 education funding, phasing out the .45 of cent sales tax that was renewed in 2018, adding “Home of the Who Dat Nation” to state welcome signs, naming a portion of Highway 90 from Lafayette to Raceland after former Governor Kathleen Blanco, legalizing sports betting, and abolishing the death penalty.