Louisiana: The State We’re In | LPB
  Programs|
Schedules|
play button image Watch|
Services|
Education|
News|
Friends|
Kids|
Shop LPB|
Contact|
About Us|
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Donate Now!!
Louisiana: The State We're In
About |
Episodes & Archives |
Comment |
Links & Resources |
Watch Online |
Get A Copy |
Thanks to Our Sponsors:


July 13, 2018
Louisiana Medicaid, Soybean Tariffs, A Spicy Milestone, Mr. United States

Watch more Louisiana: The State We're In Episodes and Archives by clicking here.

February 24, 2017
Special Session Budget and Analysis, Black and the Blue, E-Cigarettes, Mardi Gras

Click on a segment title below to watch it, or use the buttons below the segment to Share, Tweet, or get a Link.


Special Session Wrap Up and Analysis


The special legislative session to address a $304 million current year budget deficit is over. Lawmakers and Governor John Bel Edwards agreed to use $99 million dollars from the state’s rainy day fund to help bridge the gap. The Louisiana Department of Health took the biggest hit with a budget cut of roughly $40 million. Kelly Spires has the details from the Capitol. Julia O’Donoghue, State Political Reporter for the Times-Picayune and NOLA.com and Barry Erwin with Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL) discuss state politics and budgets and where the state goes from here.



Black and the Blue - Louisiana Public Square


Close to 200 people gathered this week at Star Hill Church in Baton Rouge, a half mile from the site of the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling to discuss how the city and state are working to move productively beyond his death and those of three law enforcement officers killed during the summer.



Prescription for Health - E-Cigarettes


How safe are e-cigarettes? Sports medicine and family physician Dr. Rani Whitfield is in the studio to discuss the pros and cons of e-cigarettes. Medical doctors and researchers have mixed views on whether e-cigarettes are truly a safer option compared to tobacco cigarettes.



What is Mardi Gras


Fat Tuesday is next week and the 8th grade broadcasting class at Southeast Middle Magnet School in Baton Rouge has this holiday offering asking students to explain some of the traditions and reasons behind Mardi Gras.






More Episodes: Episode 74 of 97 episodes « First  <  72 73 74 75 76 >  Last »

Watch LPB

Fridays at 7 pm
Sundays at 4:30 pm

Watch LPB3

Fridays at 11:30 pm

Watch WLAE, New Orleans

Fridays at 7 pm

Watch WLAE-2, New Orleans

Fridays at 11 pm

Watch ONLINE

Anytime!
www.lpb.org/swi
video.lpb.org
LPB's App
Thank You to our Sponsors!

protect my public media About Jobs @ LPB Privacy Policy Public & EEO Reports louisiana.gov LPB Webmail Closed Captions Contact & Address
© 2018 LETA. All Rights Reserved.