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Louisiana Considered: Marijuana Legalization Advances At Statehouse, Analyzing Louisiana's Census Figures

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Louisiana State Capitol

Paul Maassen hosted Wednesday’s episode of Louisiana Considered.

  • Capitol Access Reporter Paul Braun reports on the status of prominent issues being discussed in the current legislative session in Baton Rouge, including questions regarding the concealed carrying of firearms and the legalization of marijuana.
  • Allison Plyer discusses the results of the 2020 census, focusing on population growth and potential miscalculations due to the relocation of residents of Lake Charles.
Maassen, a 29-year radio veteran, led starting the news department that has focused on local news, culture and feature reporting at WWNO, the New Orleans NPR station. He was previously general manager of public radio stations WYSO in Ohio and WNTI in New Jersey.