Encore gubernatorial forum broadcasts set

Friday, September 4, 2015
by: Rene Abadie

     HAMMOND – Several encore broadcasts of the first statewide televised forum of the Louisiana Gubernatorial race are scheduled over the next several weeks.
    The Sept. 2 forum, held in Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, featured candidates Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, Louisiana State Rep. John Bel Edwards, and Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle. U.S. Sen. David Vitter did not participate.
    Southeastern and Northshore Technical Community College students served as panelists while a recent Southeastern graduate moderated the event.    
    Louisiana Public Broadcasting will re-broadcast “Student Gubernatorial Forum: Their Future, Their Questions” at 11 a.m. this Sunday, Sept. 6. The four weekly airings on the Southeastern Channel will be presented according to the following schedule: Mondays, 5 p.m. or 8 p.m.; Tuesdays, 7 a.m. or noon; Wednesdays, 6 p.m. or 8 p.m.; Fridays 6 a.m.; Saturdays 1 p.m.; or 9 p.m.; and Sundays 7 a.m. or 10 a.m. the Southeastern Channel is located on Charter Cable Channel 199.
    The forum can also be seen on demand at the LPB website, lpb.org/. Go to thesoutheasternchannel.com/govforum for more information about the event and its underwriters: First Guaranty Bank, Northshore Business Council, Northshore Legislative Alliance, and Southeastern Student Government Association.

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