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Taking The Next Steps, The Cost of a Pandemic, Recouping Dollars Spent, Tourism Recovery Efforts, Covid Conditions in Children, ​A Family Coronavirus Tragedy | 5/15/20 | Louisiana: The State We're In

The Cost of a Pandemic

Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne talks about a projected state income shortfall of almost $1 billion, which was announced by the state Revenue Estimating Conference this week. What it means and where help could come from.

Recouping Dollars Spent

Senator Bill Cassidy is pushing for a bi-partisan piece of legislation known as the Smart Fund. Cassidy believes without the $500 billion being proposed for state and local governments, all the other money spent to help survive the pandemic could be money lost.

Covid Conditions in Children

Her heart stopped twice and her struggle for survival was a day-by-day ordeal. Twelve-year old Juliette Daly of Covington's heart condition was likely triggered by COVID-19. She is now raising awareness about how virus symptoms in children can be so different than those in adults.

A Family Coronavirus Tragedy

The tragedy of Barbara and Steve Randolph, a couple who lost their battle with COVID-19 and passed away minutes apart. Their daughter, Ashley Briscoe tells their story.

Tourism Recovery Efforts

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser announces the reopening of many state parks and museums and pushes for Louisianans to "staycation " here in the Bayou State. Nungesser tells us about the collapse of the state's vital tourism industry and the steps to revive it.

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