As House members continue to dither over how to – or evenif to – move ahead with comprehensive tax reform, the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee advanced several bills along those lines Monday.
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.
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.
DeePak Singh, author of "How May I Help You? An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage," speaks with us one writing his memoir, as an immigrant from India, about the perils of immigration to the U.S. for people of all lands and cultures.