6:30 AM Newscast May 2

A bill that would conceal the identities of companies that sell lethal injection drugs and equipment to Louisiana clears committee and is headed to the House floor.

Loyola New Orleans race and racism researcher Dr. Nicholas Mitchell says covering up the names of companies and their products could result in a situation where the state is administering extremely painful injections, without public knowledge…

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The last state execution was in 2010.

A new report from the National Education Association, indicates the average teacher salary in Louisiana is $50,000, which is 11% less than the average salary in the state a decade ago when adjusted for inflation. Union President Lily Garcia says the salary trajectory is making many potential teachers choose other occupations.

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Eddie Rispone, Congressman Ralph Abraham, and Governor John Bel Edwards stated their cases to the oil and gas industry as to why they should be selected to lead the state. Kevin Barnhart has the story.

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