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Louisiana Considered: A look at the state’s newest political hopefuls

Statehouse in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Statehouse in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Today on Louisiana Considered, Patrick Madden and Stephanie Grace break down this week in politics, including a look at the state’s latest political hopefuls.

Then, Stephan Bisaha of the Gulf States Newsroom tells us how Louisiana and Mississippi are aiming to mirror Alabama’s success in improving their tech economies.

We also hear a feature from American Routes on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Patrick Madden joined WWNO in 2019 as its first-ever Regional News Director, overseeing news reporting at WWNO, as well as our partner station WRKF Baton Rouge. Madden also serves as one of the hosts of Louisiana Considered, and co-hosts Friday's Politics Roundtable on Louisiana Considered with Stephanie Grace, columnist for The Times-Picayune | The Advocate.
Alana Schreiber is the managing producer for the live daily news program, Louisiana Considered. She comes to WWNO from KUNC in Northern Colorado, where she worked as a radio producer for the daily news magazine, Colorado Edition. She has previously interned for Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul and The Documentary Group in New York City.