13:30 LRN Newscast July 31st

Louisiana residents who received assistance from the State‚Äôs recovery program will soon receive checks to cover the entire cost of rebuilding their homes that flooded in 2016. Matt Doyle spoke with the governor’s spokesperson…
voicer 2 (30) “…I’m Matt Doyle”

Rain is in the forecast through Friday as a weak cold front stalls along the coast. State Climatologist Barry Keim…
cut 8 (10) “…dousing of rain”

Shreveport Congressman Mike Johnson is seeking to become the new leader of the House Republican Study Committee. If he gets the job, he’ll be responsible for identify policy objectives shared by conservatives members of Congress and wrangling support for that legislation. Johnson says he’s got the background to both build consensus, and champion conservative values…
cut 5 (07) “….those ideas”
The election for RSC chairman will take place in mid-November.

No one in the town of Palmetto in St. Landry Parish is interested in becoming the town’s police chief. The top cop and only police officer in Palmetto, David Krull, is moving and no one qualified to run to replace him. Alderman Guyton Budden says he’s not surprised…
cut 12 (08) “…not interested”
Budden says they may see if the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s office can provide protection for the village that has a population of 170….