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05/17 - Reforming Criminal Justice

04/17 - Coastal Restoration: The Next Wave

03/17 - Fiscal Reform 2017

02/17 - Black & the Blue

01/17 - Healthy New Year!

12/16 - Louisiana Veterans Coming Home (Encore Presentation)

11/16- Beyond the Flood

10/16 - Election 2016

09/16 - Pass or Fail? Louisiana’s Education System

08/16 - Louisiana Post-Katrina: A Decade of Difference (encore)

07/16 - Regular and Extraordinary: Legislative Review

06/16 - Symbol or Statement? History in Public Spaces (encore)

05/16 - Louisiana Veterans Coming Home

04/16 - Opiates & the Bayou State

03/16 - Justice on Hold: Louisiana’s Public Defender Shortage

02/16 - Effects of Expansion: Medicaid in Louisiana

01/16 - Police POV: Body Cameras in Louisiana

12/15 - Election 2015: An Analysis

11/15 - Living Below the Line

10/15 - Funding the Future: Early Childhood Opportunities

09/15 - Agenda Louisiana

08/15 - Louisiana Post-Katrina: A Decade of Difference

07/15 - Symbol or Statement? History in Public Spaces

06/15 - Louisiana After Ferguson (Encore Presentation)

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     04/17 - Coastal Restoration: The Next Wave

What new funding resources are available to the state?
Louisiana is in a battle against devastating land loss. The state’s 2017 updated coastal restoration Master Plan will be presented to the Legislature during the regular session that begins this month. For the first time in its history, Louisiana will have significant funding to begin implementing coastal projects, as the first of the state's long awaited oil and gas revenues kick in this year.

Critics of large river diversion projects fear fresh water will devastate salt water species and marsh grasses and take too long to have a measurable impact. Critics of dredging argue it is costly, only builds small areas, and may not be the best use of limited resources. But is it an either-or question? What new funding resources are available to the state?

Wednesday, April 26 at 7PM

Our panelists are
• Bren Haase; Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
• Denise Reed, Ph.D.; The Water Institute of the Gulf
• Captain George Ricks; The Save Louisiana Coalition
• Mark Schleifstein; journalist, The Times Picayune

LPB CEO, Beth Courtney, and television news anchor, Andre’ Moreau, host the program.

Louisiana Public Square can also be heard on public radio stations WRKF in Baton Rouge; Red River Radio in Shreveport and Monroe; and WWNO in New Orleans. Check their station websites for schedule.
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     03/17 - Fiscal Reform 2017

Is it time to reform Louisiana’s tax code?

     02/17 - Black & the Blue

What can be done to improve trust among the police and the public they serve?

     01/17 - Healthy New Year!

What is the best approach to shedding pounds in a state where cuisine is part of its culture?

     12/16 - Louisiana Veterans Coming Home (Encore Presentation)

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