Louisiana Considered: Louisiana Still Hasn’t Received Sufficient Federal Aid For Storm Recovery, Rep. Tanner Magee Discusses Recovery Efforts In Houma, Investigating Racism In Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office
Patrick Madden and Stephanie Grace hosted this episode of Louisiana Considered on Friday, September 24, 2021.
- Hosts Patrick Madden and Stephanie Grace discuss New Orleans’ ongoing “trash crisis” and the federal government’s failure to provide assistance to Louisiana state and local governments after hurricanes Ida, Laura and Delta.
- State Representative Tanner Magee of Houma discusses what his constituents need from FEMA and legislators to rebuild from devastation wreaked by Hurricane Ida.
- WWNO/WRKF Reporter Rich Webster discusses findings from a joint investigation by WWNO, WRKF and ProPublica into the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, one of the largest sheriff’s offices in Louisiana. The investigation found a serious lack of oversight and accountability in the department.