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Legislative Session Wraps Up (2023)

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: 2023-06-09

Duration: 00:07:52

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2023 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Erwin, Barry Interviewee


This segment from the June 9, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the conclusion of the 2023 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. Her report includes highlights of Governor John Bel Edwards’ press conference following the conclusion of the session. She also interviews Barry Erwin, the president of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL), who discusses: the state budget; the last-minute $100 million cut to the Louisiana Department of Health; and the most notable legislation under consideration at the session.