Elbert Guillory http://wrkf.org en FRIDAY: Andy Anderson, Kimberly Willis Holt, State Senator Elbert Guillory, Nature Conservancy http://wrkf.org/post/friday-andy-anderson-kimberly-willis-holt-state-senator-elbert-guillory-nature-conservancy <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Stock Market Analyst Andy Anderson joins Jim to talk about the state of money and markets. What to buy, what to sell.</span></p><br /><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Children's literature writer Kimberly Willis Holt chats about her books and the way she's been inspired by Louisiana and her childhood home, Forest Hill. Her first novel is titled, "My Louisiana Sky," which was also made into a film. &nbsp;Holt has a new book out, Dinner at the High Brows, and will be a keynote speaker at the LSU Young Adult Literature Conference &amp; Seminar June 2nd-6th. &nbsp;Kimberly and Jim attended LSU together and they share a few old memories.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><br /><br /><div>Opelousas State Senator Elbert Guillory tells Jim he's "all in" for a run at Lt. Governor. Of course he also addresses the famous "chicken boxing" issue which was recently highlighted by Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert. Guillory continues to defend the legitimate sport of "chicken boxing" as a bill moves through the legislature that seeks to expand the state's ban on cockfighting.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><br /><br />Joe Bastian &amp; Lisa Creasman with the Nature Conservancy go on-air to discuss conservation threats at the largest scale and in Louisiana.</div></div><p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:41:52 +0000 Michelle Southern 25724 at http://wrkf.org Republican Realignment: How Populism, Catholicism Affect LA, Then and Now http://wrkf.org/post/republican-realignment-how-populism-catholicism-affect-la-then-and-now <p>On Saturday, <a href="http://www.johnbelforlouisiana.com/">gubernatorial candidate Rep. John Bel Edwards</a> delivered<a href="http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/08/senate_louisiana_governor_elec.html"> what <em>The Times-Picayune</em> called</a> an animated speech at a Democratic&nbsp;rally, aiming to distance himself from Republican Governor Jindal's&nbsp;practices. Edwards doesn't have to try hard: he's opposed nearly every one, if not all, of the Governor's initiatives since they both assumed office in 2008.</p><p>Edwards is a leader of the minority party. Republicans have two-thirds supermajority control over the Senate (thanks to a few recent aisle-jumpers), a majority in the House, and every statewide office other than US Sen. Mary Landrieu's&nbsp;seat.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:29:18 +0000 Kelly Connelly 14973 at http://wrkf.org FRIDAY: State Senator Elbert Guillory, LSUMOA's Fairleigh Cook Jackson http://wrkf.org/post/friday-state-senator-elbert-guillory-lsumoas-fairleigh-cook-jackson <p>Another visit with Opelousas state Senator Elbert Guillory, who recently switched to the GOP; making him the only black Republican in the state legislature. Guillory's video explaining why has gone viral, and he's appeared on numerous national talk shows.</p><p>Also, Fairleigh Cook Jackson, from the LSU Museum of Art, talks about the 10th anniversary of Art Melt</p><p></p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 15:21:22 +0000 Jim Engster 13188 at http://wrkf.org THURSDAY: State Senator Elbert Guillory http://wrkf.org/post/thursday-state-senator-elbert-guillory <p>State Sen. Elbert Guillory of Opelousas explains his recent switch from Democrat to Republican.</p><p></p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:20:41 +0000 Jim Engster 11855 at http://wrkf.org