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Legislative Wrap, Legislative Youth Advisory Council, Victims, Death Penalty, Robo Calls | 4/26/19 | Louisiana: The State We're In

Legislative Wrap

This week’s highlights at the LA Legislature

Legislative Youth Advisory Council:

Andre’ talks with members of the Louisiana Youth Advisory Council on the day they address lawmakers concerning school crisis management and response plans and their goal that there be student input in the annual review of such plans for high schools.

Victims of Rape and Domestic Violence

Prosecutors in the state are using material witness warrants to arrest victims of rape and domestic violence to force them to testify against their accuser. Natasha Williams takes a look at House Bill 146 which has a goal of prohibiting this action.

Public Square: The Death Penalty

Louisiana Public Square brings together proponents and opponents of capital punishment to explore the debate.

Robo Calls

Louisiana’s Public Service Commissioner wants to know what phone companies are doing to help protect law-abiding Louisianans from intrusive, illegal robo-calls. It’s a major item on his ‘to do’ list. Andre’ Moreau talks with Foster Campbell about his plans to address the many complaints he is receiving from people in North Louisiana and why the state’s strong ‘Do not call’ laws are being compromised by a new generation of hackers.