Loren Scott

Veteran Economist Loren Scott, former chair of the LSU Economics Department, assesses the impact of a trade war on the Louisiana economy. Columbia University Economic Historian Adam Tooze on his book, “Crashed,” detailing the tenth anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis. Alexandria media personality Tony Brown on the documentary,”Sugartown,” the story of a young black man’s suspicious death in police custody in New Iberia. Victor White III died on March 3, 2014.

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The Trump Administration is placing a tariff — or tax — on imported steel and aluminum in an effort to bolster U.S. manufacturing.

The price of imported steel will go up by 25 percent, which means construction costs will go up, too. 

WAFB Capitol Correspondent Kevin Frey on the budget stalemate at the Capitol. Dr. Tina Holland, President of Franciscan University, on the institution’s place in a city populated by major universities. Louisiana Economist Loren Scott and Ray Keating, Chief Economist of the Small Business and Entrepreneur Council, on President Trump’s call for tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.