EBR Parish Libraries

LaPolitics.com Publisher & Editor Jeremy Alford is in studio with Jim today to talk about the latest from around the state.  They discuss yesterday's announcement from Scott Angelle, the Louisiana Public Service Commissioner, that he's running for governor; the latest on former Louisiana DHH Secretary Bruce Greenstein who turned himself in yesterday following indictments on felony charges of perjury; and who's leading the polls thus far with the November 4th elections rapidly approaching. 

Andy Anderson, President of BF/Anderson Portfolio Management, drops into the studio to give us the latest updates and news from Wall Street. He's still preaching about the "Bull Market" we're in right now and cannot seem to stress enough how this market is offering a "window of opportunity to invest." He also gives the latest rundown on popular stocks and how they're selling. 

Also, award-winning children's author Katherine Paterson closes out the show with Jim to talk about her upcoming appearance at the Main Library on Goodwood October 10th where she's the featured speaker at the 37th Annual Author-Illustrator Program. Children, parents, teachers and the public are invited to hear Katherine tell her "story behind the story", and today she talks with Jim about growing up in China before and during World War II. Katherine is the author of over twenty books, including "National Book Award" winner The Great Gilly Hopkins, and Bridge to Terabithia. For more info on the Author-Illustrator Program visit the East Baton Rouge Parish Library website.


Mary Stein, Assistant Library Director for the East Baton Rouge Parish Library stops by to talk about the new 129,000 sq.ft. library which recently opened up on Goodwood Blvd.

Melissa Flournoy, President of Louisiana Planned Parenthood, joins the show to discuss recent legislation that her and many others are describing as unconstitutional and direct attacks on planned parenthood.

Also, President of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers Steve Monaghan discusses issues surrounding BESE and Common Core in relation to Governor Jindal and the State Legislature. He as well chimes in on recent legislation concerning education which has been debated throughout this years legislative session.  


Kevin Kane, President of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, talks about Governor's Jindal's position on Medicaid expansion.

Spencer Watts, the new head of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library System.