12:30 Newscast, April 21st, 2016

A measure that would outlaw sanctuary cities in Louisiana advanced out of a House committee. The term is applied to some cities in the US that have policies designed to not prosecute undocumented immigrants. The bill is by Denham Springs Representative Valarie Hudges who says sanctuary cities are a national security threat…:
CUT 12 (04) “in our country”
Attorney General Jeff Landry supports the bill saying this would give officers a tool to ask a possible offender what their immigration status is. But Amite Representative Robby Carter feels that would lead to racial profiling…:
CUT 13 (10) “tell us”
The bill will go before a full House vote now.

A bill that would mandate that public schools teach cursive writing by the third grade passed unanimously out of the Senate Education Committee. It now heads to the Senate floor.

The Senate approved a measure to expand the list of diseases that medical marijuana can be used to treat. Halen Doughty has more..:
CUT 1 (29) “I’m Halen Doughty”