2:30 LRN Newscast August 1

Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry told the USA Today Network that he’s seriously considering running for governor next year. Landry told Greg Hilburn there’s no doubt he would beat Governor John Bel Edwards and added you can tell him I said that.

Congressional auditors say about 30 million people will have to fork over more money to cover their 2018 taxes next year because employers withheld too little from their paychecks. Kevin Barnhart spoke with a local tax preparer…
Cut 2 (30) “I’m Kevin Barnhart”

The state department of education can remove 45-hundred low income families from a list that’s been waiting for government assistance to help pay for child care for their children. Executive director of Early Childhood operatins, Lisa Brochard, says a one-time federal grant makes it possible, but they still have some 25-hundred children on the waiting list…
cut 8 (11) “….great for these”
Brochard says notices will go out today letting 45-hundred families know they’ll be able to access child care through this one time payment.

The state’s number one ranked high school receiver for the class of 2019, Trey Palmer, has verbally committed to LSU. 24/7 Sports recruiting analyst Shea Dixon says the Kentwood wide out is a big get for the Tigers as he also considered Alabama…
Cut 9 (10) “…this year”
LSU now has 19 verbal pledges for next year.