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Louisiana Considered: Fighting For Insurance Reform, Venues And Restaurants Continue Recovering From The Pandemic

A Senate Judiciary committee debates the proposed Omnibus Premium Reduction Act of 2019.
  • Real Reform Louisiana Executive Director Eric Holl joins us to discuss his nonprofit organization’s recent attempt to draw attention to the need for insurance reform in Louisiana - by delivering tiki torches to the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry’s office in Baton Rouge because auto insurance rates have yet to decline as a result of the tort reform legislation last year.
  • We follow up with venue and restaurant owner Johnny Blancher on how his businesses are recovering as Louisiana’s vaccination rates increase. Blancher owns Rock’n’Bowl and Ye Olde College Inn, both located in New Orleans and Lafayette.
Karl Lengel has worked in the lively arts as an actor, announcer, manager, director, administrator and teacher. In broadcast, he has accumulated over two decades of on-air experience and is currently WWNO’s anchor for NPR’s “All Things Considered” and a host for “Louisiana Considered”. He holds a BS in Professional Management from Nova Southeastern University and an MFA in Film and Theatre from the University of New Orleans.
Aubry is a reporter, producer and operations assistant in Baton Rouge.