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President Trump in Louisiana, A Lawsuit Against Drug Manufacturers, The State of TOPS Scholarships, Interview with Bubba Henry | 5/17/19 | Louisiana: The State We're In

President Trump in Louisiana

President Donald Trump was back in Louisiana this week promoting jobs and Louisiana's key role in the LNG and petrochemical industry. The President also welcomed supporters and major donors at a fundraiser. We look at why the President continues to look to Louisiana as he plans for a run at a second term.

A Lawsuit Against Drug Manufacturers

The attorney general of Louisiana has joined a federal lawsuit that alleges drug manufacturers conspired to inflate pricing, reduce competition and restrain the trade of generic drugs. Andre' Moreau talks with AG Jeff Landry about joining other states in this effort.

The State of TOPS Scholarships

Natasha Williams talks with TOPS students and administrators about the 'team' effort it takes to get one of the sought-after scholarships. She hears from Oscar McClain, a student receiving TOPS and Ebony Holmes and Paula Smith, a pair of TOPS administrators about the state of the program. https://www.osfa.la.gov/tops_mainlink.html

An Interview with Bubba Henry

Andre' Moreau talks with Bubba Henry, former Speaker of the House and legislator, about the 1973 Constitutional Convention that led to a streamlined Louisiana Constitution in 1974. Henry is set to launch his memoirs about the huge changes the 1970's brought to state government.