WRKF News

Susan Jackson
LRN

Former LSU gymnast Susan Jackson phones us to talk about LSU's recent second-place finish.


LRN

The Reducetarian Foundation's Brian Kateman discusses how he believes diet choices can create a healthy and sustainable world. Kateman specifically looks at meat consumption and what it takes to grow the meat we consume.


LRN

Professor Susan Bordo, with the University of Kentucky, talks about her book, "The Destruction of Hillary Clinton." Bordo contends FBI Director James Comey may have enabled Donald Trump to win the 2016 election.


Sue Lincoln

As House members continue to dither over how to – or even if to – move ahead with comprehensive tax reform, the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee advanced several bills along those lines Monday.


LSU

Economist Loren Scott talks with us about his report showing a low return on investment for the state from the film industry tax incentives. He also talks about his assessment of Governor John Bel Edwards' push for increasing the state minimum wage to $8.50.


LIFF

Director Renee Edwards and Bethany Ewald Bultman, Chair of the New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation, speak with us about the film, "One Note at a Time." The film is showing this week at the Louisiana International Film Festival in Baton Rouge.


Dr. Neil Johannsen
LSU

Dr. Neil Johannsen of Pennington Biomedical Research Center speaks with us about the impact of exercise on chronic disease and the influence of Louisiana heat on summer workouts.


courtesy: lsu.edu

For decades, lawmakers have complained about how complicated the state school funding formula – the MFP -- is, so we recently asked State Superintendent John White if he could explain it.


Bruce Feiler writes the "This Life" column for the New York Times and wrote "The First Love Story: Adam Eve and Us." He joines to talk about the misconceptions about Adam and Eve on Good Friday.


Sue Lincoln
Kelly Tate

WRKF's Sue Lincoln, from Capitol Access, joins us to review the first week of this year's regular legislative session.


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