Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon comments on the coming showdown over tort reform and insurance rates for women. Mark Ballard of the Advocate discusses the newspaper’s account if business dealings of Attorney General Jeff Landry.
Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon assesses his reelection quest against the challenge of Tim Temple. Donelon has served 13 years in his current post. Advocate Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Ballard comments on the election landscape nine days before the Oct. 12 primary. Ann Vail, Executive Director of Louisiana Clean Fuels discusses the Clean Fuels Summit. Dr. Trey Dunbar, President of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health, talks about the new children’s hospital in Baton Rouge.
Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne celebrates his 65th birthday with us and talks about ITEP, the state budget and Revenue Estimating Conference and his hope for LSU Basketball to return to the Parker Coliseum for some games. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon opines about auto insurance rates in Louisiana. Karen Egedy and John Engelsman on the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at LSU.
Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon surveys the state of health care insurance in the aftermath of a federal judge in Texas ruling the Affordable Care Act is invalid. Noted writer, All Things Considered commentator and LSU Professor Andrei Codrescu reflects on his ten years since leaving the Ole War Skule. Codrescu moved to Yellville, Arkansas for seven years, but is now in New York City and primed to publish another book.