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Louisiana Considered: Live From The Veto Override Session, NOLABA’s New CEO, What’s With This Weather?

Paul Braun
Sen. Beth Mizell (R-Franklinton), author of a bill to ban transgender girls from school athletic competitions, speaks at a rally hosted by the Louisiana GOP ahead of a historic veto override session. July 19, 2021.
  • WRKF/WWNO Capitol Access Reporter Paul Braun updates us on the state legislature’s historic veto override session, happening this week.
  • New Orleans Business Alliance CEO Norman E. Barnum, IV joins us to introduce himself as NOLABA’s new leader and to discuss the directions in which he plans to take the Alliance.
  • Meteorologist Dan Holiday recaps recent weather patterns and explains why the Gulf Coast has seen much more stormy weather than usual for this time of year.
Karl Lengel has returned to New Orleans to serve as WWNO’s local host for All Things Considered, a post he held here pre-Katrina. Besides radio, Karl has had a long theatrical career too; read on to learn all about our talented and versatile announcer! He and his wife Ann Casey are delighted to be back home in New Orleans!