Mary Stein

Dr. Rebekah Gee, Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals, on the influenza outbreak, the opioid crisis and budget woes for the state’s largest agency. Mary Stein, assistant director of the EBR Library, on the One Book One Community launch and other developments with the library system.

Mary Stein, Assistant Library Director for the East Baton Rouge Parish Library stops by to talk about the new 129,000 sq.ft. library which recently opened up on Goodwood Blvd.

Melissa Flournoy, President of Louisiana Planned Parenthood, joins the show to discuss recent legislation that her and many others are describing as unconstitutional and direct attacks on planned parenthood.

Also, President of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers Steve Monaghan discusses issues surrounding BESE and Common Core in relation to Governor Jindal and the State Legislature. He as well chimes in on recent legislation concerning education which has been debated throughout this years legislative session.