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Legislative Session Wrap-Up (2022)

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: 2022-06-10

Duration: 00:11:51

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2022


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Deslatte, Melinda Interviewee
  • Hilburn, Greg Interviewee


This segment from the June 10, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features reports on the conclusion of the 2022 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. Kara St. Cyr first recaps the major issues at the session, including highlights from Governor John Bel Edwards’ post-session press conference. Andre Moreau then conducts an in-studio interview with Melinda Deslatte of the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR) and Greg Hilburn of the USA Today Network. They discuss: the state budget; abortion; the ban on transgender participation on women’s sports teams; and the investments in education.