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Louisiana Considered: LA House Education Committee Approves Ban On Transgender Student-Athletes, Tort Reform Measures, Amtrak Gulf Coast Line Faces Challenges, NovaVax Trials In Baton Rouge

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Adam Vos hosted this Thursday’s episode of Louisiana Considered.

  • Capital Access Reporter Paul Braun reports that the state House Education Committee approved Sen. Beth Mizell’s measure to ban transgender student-athletes from participating in school sports on girls’ teams after rejecting a similar proposal last week.
  • State Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon speaks on tort reform and auto insurance rates.
  • Gulf States Newsroom Wealth & Poverty Reporter Stephan Bisaha explains why Amtrak and freight train lines are at odds with each other, and what that means for the proposed Gulf Coast passenger line.
  • Dr. Brannon Perriloux is leading efforts in Baton Rouge to test the safety and efficacy of the NovaVax COVID-19 vaccine in children and teens ages 12 and up. For more information about the trials and to sign up, click here.
Adam is responsible for coordinating WRKF's programming and making sure everything you hear on the radio runs smoothly. He is also the voice of Baton Rouge's local news every afternoon during All Things Considered.
Aubry is a reporter, producer and operations assistant in Baton Rouge.