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LA Speaks: Rep. Matthew Willard (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-01-12

Duration: 00:05:20

Subjects: State legislators | Louisiana. Legislature | Democratic Party (La.)


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Willard, Matthew Interviewee


This segment from the January 12, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s interview with State Representative Matthew Willard, the new chairman of the Democratic Caucus in the Louisiana House of Representatives. He discusses: the transition to a Republican supermajority in the Louisiana Legislature; their legislative agenda; finding common ground with the Republicans; and the low Democratic voter turnout in the 2023 gubernatorial election. This segment is a part of the “Louisiana Speaks” series.