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Louisiana Considered: A look at the state’s newest political hopefuls

The Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge.
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The Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge.

Today on Louisiana Considered, Patrick Madden and Stephanie Grace break down this week in politics, including a look at the state’s latest political hopefuls.

Then Stephan Bisaha of the Gulf States Newsroom tells us how Louisiana and Mississippi are aiming to mirror Alabama’s success in improving their tech economies.

We also hear a feature from American Routes on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Patrick is the Regional News Director for the news collaboration between WRKF Baton Rouge and WWNO New Orleans.
Alana Schreiber is the managing producer for the live daily news program, Louisiana Considered. She comes to WRKF from KUNC in Northern Colorado, where she worked as a radio producer for the daily news magazine, Colorado Edition. She has previously interned for Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul and The Documentary Group in New York City.