Jim Richardson http://wrkf.org en Veteran Economist Jim Richardson; Politico Reporter Ginger Gibson; Actress Shanna Forretsall http://wrkf.org/post/veteran-economist-jim-richardson-politico-reporter-ginger-gibson-actress-shanna-forretsall-0 <p>Jim Richardson, veteran economist and member of the Revenue Estimating Conference, has his pulse on Baton Rouge's work force and tells Jim why there aren't enough skilled workers in our community.</p><p>LSU alum and Politico reporter Ginger Gibson discusses news from the Romney campaign trail.</p><p>Actress and Gonzales native Shanna Forrestall talks with Jim about Louisiana's growing film industry and her upcoming movie.</p><p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 18:05:07 +0000 Jim Engster 7007 at http://wrkf.org Louisiana's High Poverty Rate Persists http://wrkf.org/post/louisianas-high-poverty-rate-persists <p class="BodyCopy">The latest American Community Survey from the US Census Bureau was released Thursday. The stats reveal the percentage of individuals in Louisiana living in poverty rose from 18.7 percent to 20.1 percent between 2010 and 2011. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 2130 at http://wrkf.org Poverty Numbers Up In Louisiana http://wrkf.org/post/poverty-numbers-louisiana <div><p class="BodyCopy">The US Census Bureau released findings from its 2011 American Community Survey on Thursday. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 1178 at http://wrkf.org