June 16

Topics for this show include:






  • Are U.S. Senator David Vitter, House Speaker Jim Tucker, and Treasurer John Kennedy all on the same side as members of the New Orleans community questioning the wisdom of LSU’s plans for a new hospital? Jacques Morial, Senior Organizer, Louisiana Justice Institute, and Sandra Stokes, Executive Vice Chair, the Foundation for Historical Louisiana share their perspective, having worked on the issue for many months.
  • But first, Haywood Martin, Sierra Club, John Lopez of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, and Linda Leavitt, Gulf Coast Environmental and Health Coalition tell us how important environmental legislation related to the BP oil spill is faring in Baton Rouge right now.
  • Up next, Lloyd Dennis, co-founder of mentoring group Silverback Society, calls in to talk about the joys of fatherhood as we look forward to Fathers’ Day this Sunday.
  • Finally, Aretha Frison and Tia Vice, Neighborhood Partnership Network, talk about Healthy NOLA Neighborhoods, an initiative designed to brand New Orleans as a healthy city on the national stage.



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June 16

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