5:30 LRN Newscast Sept 19

A Gray Media and Mason-Dixon poll shows 40 percent of respondents plan to vote for Republican Jeff Landry for Governor.

Cut 1 (33)  “…I’m Teiko Foxx.” 

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is trying to help Mardi Gras krewes in Shreveport and Mayor Tom Arceneaux find a solution after Arceneaux asked one krewe to change their parade date and he wants all parades to end by 7 p.m. Nungesser says he’s worried about international travelers who could be impacted.

Louisiana Republican U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy is a co-author of a bill that would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to eleven dollars an hour. Democrats in the Senate have filed a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage to 17 dollars an hour by 2028. Cassidy that’s not achievable.

Cut  14 (09) “the good”

The federal minimum wage has not been increased since 2007.

Saints running back Tony Jones Junior scored his first two touchdowns of his NFL career last night as New Orleans defeated Carolina 20-17. Jones was elevated from the practice squad prior to the game…
cut 5 (15) “…blessed man”
The Saints are at Green Bay this Sunday.