10:30 LRN Newscast July 22

The veto session is over and state lawmakers did not override any of the governor’s 28 vetoes from the 2021 legislative session. An effort to overturn the governor’s rejection of a transgender sports ban bill failed by two votes in the Louisiana House. Seventy votes were needed. Louisiana Family Forum President Gene Mills…
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There were six Democratic lawmakers and one Independent legislator who voted against the override after voting for the bill during the regular session. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says this historic veto override session established an expectation that finding 26 votes in the Senate and 70 in the House will be difficult for Republicans.
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Starting in August unemployed Louisianans will no longer get 300 dollar federally boosted unemployment payments. Matt Doyle has the story.
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The state health department reported 5,388 new coronavirus cases yesterday. Director of Infection Control and Prevention at Ochsner Doctor Katherine Baumgarten says 94-percent of the cases and 97-percent of the deaths since February are from unvaccinated patients…
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