6:30 A.M. LRN News 07/30/2021

More than 500 residents in the Hammond area will get vaccinated Saturday as part of a program offering them 100 dollars for rolling up their sleeves. Executive Director of the North Oaks Foundation Staci Arceneaux says the initiative was proposed by a local businessman fearing cases would return to peak pandemic levels…
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The one trillion-dollar infrastructure bill in Congress achieved a major hurdle in the Senate this week with Republican Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy assisting with negotiations on the bipartisan bill. In addition to supplemental spending, the infrastructure bill would fund more than $6 billion for Louisiana’s roads and highways.
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With the federal moratorium on evictions ending on Saturday Louisiana renters behind on their payments could find themselves without a home while Covid cases continue to ravage the state. Erik Piccoli has the story…
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