6:30 LRN Newscast

Attorney General Jeff Landry has filed a lawsuit against FEMA over the new Risk Rating 2.0 flood insurance pricing policy. Landry says the federal agency’s rate increases place many Louisianans at risk of foreclosure. They have asked for open information on how the rates are set, with no response from FEMA…:
Cut 4 (13) “…gonna file suit.’”
Nine other states have joined Louisiana in this lawsuit.

LSU’s annual 2023 Louisiana survey shows increasing support to legalize the recreational use of marijuana…..
cut 11(11) “a bit”
That’s the Director of the Louisiana Survey Dr. Michael Henderson who says the survey also shows a sizable increase in support from respondents 65 and older.

Legislation that’s been called Louisiana’s version of “Don’t Say Gay Bill’ heads to the Senate for possible final passage. Brooke Thorington reports.
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The Louisiana Senate has revived a bill that would ban gender affirming care for transgender youth. The legislation appeared to be dead for the session when the Senate Health and Welfare Committee voted against it, but the full Senate voted yesterday to bring the bill back up and it will be heard today by the Senate Judiciary A Committee.