Stephanie Grace

Greg Bowser, President of the Louisiana Chemical Association and former LSU football star, reviews the state of his industry and previews LSU’s football season opener Sunday at Dallas against Miami of Florida. Stephanie Grace, columnist for the Advocate, comments on the feud and possible race for governor between Governor John Bel Edwards and Senator John Kennedy.

Wallis Watkins

It took multiple special sessions, but the Louisiana Legislature avoided the fiscal cliff. With a budget crisis behind them, Stephanie Grace, columnist for The Advocate, says lawmakers, including the Governor, will focus their attention on other issues, like an upcoming election. 

Grace discusses which policy issues may or may not get traction in an election year with Capitol Access Reporter Wallis Watkins.

  Advocate Columnist Stephanie Grace on the future for U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, who turns 60 on Thursday. Cassidy’s bid to repeal and replace Obamacare with his own legislation has fallen short again on the votes for passage. What is next for the longtime liberal Democratic physician turned conservative Republican lawmaker? Social justice activist Paul Kivel on a long tradition of white people opposing racism but not getting involved. Kivel offers his views in his book “Uprooting Racism, How White People Can Work For Racial Justice.” Vocalist and lyricist Kim Nazarian on the River City Jazz Masters Series: New York Voices. 

Greg Hilburn

Stephanie Grace of the Advocate joins us to talk about President Donald Trump, health care, and Governor John Bel Edwards.

Greg Hilburn from the News-Star joins us to talk about politics from his viewpoint in the northern regions of the state.