6:30 LRN Newscast April 1

Legislation has been filed for the upcoming regular session that would decriminalize marijuana possession pending the passage of another bill that would legalize and regulate recreational marijuana use. New Orleans Representative Candace Newell wrote the bill and says Louisiana spends too much money imprisoning people for possessing marijuana…
cut 10 (11) “….50-percent”
Debate on the bill will begin after the session convenes on April 12th.

The personal finance website WalletHub ranks Louisiana as the second most stressed state in the nation. WalletHub Analyst Jill Gonzales says Louisiana ranks fifth for average hours worked per week, but the Bayou State has one of the highest percentages of adults living in poverty…
Cut 4 (06)“…Mississippi.”

Billions in new subsidies kick into effect today lowering Obamacare health insurance premiums. Matt Doyle has more.
Cut 1 (31) “…I’m Matt Doyle”