8:30 LRN Newscast July 22

The first-ever veto session in Louisiana’s modern history has ended with lawmakers failing to override any of the governor’s 28 vetoes, including the transgender sports ban bill. Governor John Bel Edwards calls the bill a solution looking for a problem and it could cost the state major sporting events…
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Political analyst Clancy Dubos says the veto session was a gamble that didn’t pay for Republican legislative leaders and they now know how hard it is to override a gubernatorial veto…
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House Speaker Clay Schexnayder says they will bring the bill back next year.

The state says 94-percent of the cases and 97-percent of the deaths since February are unvaccinated patients…

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The Louisiana Workforce Commission is reminding unemployed workers that the weekly 300-dollar enhanced federal unemployment benefits will end on July 31st. L-W-C Secretary Ava Cates says since March of 2020, the L-W-C has distributed about nine billion dollars in state and federal benefits to 900-thousand Louisianans…
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