7:30 LRN Newscast Jan 30

HB 9 is this year’s big push to limit jury trial damages in an effort to potentially push down the state’s sky-high auto insurance rates.

Cut 1 (32) “I’m Matt Doyle”

The New Orleans City Council voted to create a special committee to investigate the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel. . Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Inspector General Derry Harper oppose stating it interferes with ongoing investigations. However Council President Helena Morano says the city has an obligation to the men who died and their families.

E. Pluribus Unum has assembled a substantial list of every 2020 presidential candidates’ positions.  Unum Founder and former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says it’s a non-partisan collection of positions from both Republican and Democratic contenders…

Cut 11 (10) “…to do.”

You can see all 15 candidate’s positions at umun-fund-dot-org.

Crawfish farmers have been setting traps over the last month or so and the crop production so far is showing positive signs for the rest of the season.  LSU AgCenter Crawfish specialist Mark Shirley says supply is good for this weekend and there should be plenty to go around for the Super Bowl.

Cut 7 (11) “…to the traps.”