6:30 LRN Newscast

At his end-of-the-year press conference, Governor John Bel Edwards highlighted the state’s finances which have drastically improved from when he took office seven years ago, and because of that, the state is able to increase funding to programs versus cutting them.
Cut 7 (11) “…few things.”
Edwards says when he took office the state had a $2-billon deficit.

The Louisiana Public Service Commission has delayed a vote on Entergy’s request to charge ratepayers another six-dollars per month for 15 years to recoup the costs it took to repair their infrastructure following several storms in 2020 and 2021. P-S-C Member Foster Campbell believes Entergy should borne some of the cost…
cut 15 (08) “…absolutely yes”

One of Louisiana’s statewide elected officials takes aim at TikTok.
Cut 1 (33) “…I’m Whitney Thomas.”