Kristy Nichols

The Jim Engster Show
10:33 am
Fri May 9, 2014

FRIDAY: Bobby Theriot; Kristy Nichols; Renee Chatelain; Christopher Guith

Former LSU Baseball player Bobby Theriot discusses the team that won the 1961 SEC Championship, and what it was like to be a part of it.

Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols talks with Jim about Medicaid, the budget revenue, and whether or not there really is a budget crisis.

Renee Chatelain, Executive Director of the Manship Theatre, stops by the studio to promote the European Film Festival which is being held tonight, May 9th at 6:30pm at the Manship Theatre downtown.

Vice President for Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21st Century Energy, Christopher Guith, talks with Jim about the "shale revolution" happening in La. and what it means for the country environmentally and economically.

The Kid's Orchestra Executive Director Jody Hanet and Artistic Director Dr. Jovan Zikovic stop by to promote the Kid's Orchestra Spring Concert being held at the Christian Life Academy May 10th at 4:00pm.

  

Capitol Access
3:00 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Feds Give LSU Hospital Deals Thumbs Down

Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols explains turn down of LSU hospitals deals.
Credit Sue Lincoln

Louisiana got some bad news from the federal Center for Medicaid Services (CMS) late last Friday. CMS says “no deal” on six of the LSU hospital public-private partnerships.

“I don’t know what their issue is, but it appears that the basis for the denial is related to the means of financing—specifically as it relates to the advance lease payments,” Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols told the House Appropriations committee Monday.

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The Jim Engster Show
10:49 am
Wed February 27, 2013

THURSDAY: Author A.E. Hotchner; Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols

Jim speaks with Ernest Hemingway biographer A.E. Hotchner about his latest book "O.J. in the Morning, G&T at Night".

Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols discusses Governor Jindal's budget and tax reform proposals.