11:30 LRN Newscast June 1

U-S Majority Leader and Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise is calling on Republicans not to attack each other in the governor’s race. Scalise issued a statement after a group supporting Republican candidate Stephen Waguespack released an attack ad against the perceived front-runner in the race Jeff Landry. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat…

Cut 3 (08) “…attacking Republicans”

And there’s a chance another candidate might jump in the race. Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams says he’s considering running for governor. Gambit Political Commentator and columnist Clancy Dubos says if he is serious, we should know well before qualifying in August.

Cut 6 (07)  “…raising money.” 

So far Shawn Wilson is the only declared Democrat in the race.

Black adults face a 59 % greater risk of premature death than white people, and a new study by Tulane University points to social determinants as the reasons why.

Cut 2 (29)  “…I’m Teiko Foxx.”

Today marks the first day of the 2023 hurricane season and Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness spokesperson Mike Steele says now is the time to prepare your emergency plan even if you don’t have to use it.

Cut 7 (10) “…happen again.”