14:30 LRN Newscast April 26

An ad airs today from the Louisiana Federation for Children, a pro-voucher group that shows parents of voucher students saying Governor Edwards lied to them by cutting the budget for taxpayer funded vouchers. Michelle Southern has more…
voicer 2 (26) “…I’m Michelle Southern”

The National Weather Service says it’s possible areas north of Interstate 10 will see a few severe storms tomorrow. There’s the potential for large hail, damaging winds and an isolated tornado from storms that will move through Texas today.

Houston-based Union Tank Car has infomed the Louisiana Workforce Commission that it will lay off about 224 employees in June. CEO of the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, Jim Clinton, says they’ll try to assist employees anyway they can….
cut 11 (11) “…possibly do”
Union Tank car says they’ll continue to employ about 350 people.

A Senate committee has approved legislation that deals with police body camera footage and how much of it can be made available to the public. Lake Charles Senator Ronnie Johns says there needs to be some privacy safeguards but…
cut 15 (11) “…real transparency”
The legislation requires a court order for video that my violate a “reasonable expectation of privacy.”