States of the Union: Louisiana

As Louisiana continues to recover from Hurricane Gustav, we find out whether there was political fallout from the storm. Plus, a look at the legacy of Hurricane Katrina. We also hear about Senator Mary Landrieu’s re-election campaign and how Bayou State voters feel about Gov. Bobby Jindal after his first months in office. Jan Moller is a staff writer in the state capital bureau of the Times-Picayune.

States of the Union fact of the week: Louisiana has the tallest state capitol building in the country; it’s 450 feet tall.