7:30 LRN Newscast June 25

State Health Officer Doctor Jimmy Guidry says wearing a cloth mask will limit the spread of droplets that transmit COVID-19. He says that why it’s important for people to wear masks in public, especially if you are aysmptomatic…
cut 11 (08) “….that’s a fact”

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell announces the city will enforce the use of face masks, due to the uptick of coronavirus cases. Brooke Thorington has more.
Cut 1 (29) “I’m Brooke Thorington”

The Louisiana House unanimously passes a resolution to create a task force to study policing policy after removing language mentioning the killing of George Floyd. Prairieville Representative Tony Bacala backed the effort but expressed frustration that there isn’t adequate appreciation for the dangers of police work. Bacala says since 2017…
Cut 13 (07) “…duty”
Baton Rouge Representative Ted James responded, saying people who murder cops get arrested, while cops who murder black men get taxpayer-funded vacations and rarely suffer consequences.
Cut 15 (09) “…action.”
James was animated because he says there was an agreement between Republican leaders and the Black Caucus to pass the resolution with no big floor speeches about policing. But James believes Bacala went back on that agreement.