With Third Special Session On The Horizon, Stalemate Between Governor And House Leadership Continues
For the second time this year, lawmakers in the House were unable to reach a tax compromise, collapsing the special session that ended late Monday night.
This week on Inside the Arts, the countdown is on to the 2018 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola. Entertainment powerhouse Queen Latifah headlines. We talk with ESSENCE entertainment editor Cori Murray.
Across the country Tuesday night, Democrats got good news in their effort to take back the House. They advanced candidates in key races in California (after being concerned they could be shut out), put forward what party operatives see as the best candidates in suburban New Jersey, and they feel good about their candidates who won in New Mexico and Iowa. Tuesday night's results by no means mean taking back the House is assured for Democrats. In fact, indicators have moved the other direction...
THE READING LIFE
This week on The Reading Life : Start your summer off with some poetry, featuring former state poet laureate Peter Cooley, author of “World Without Finishing," a nd poet Valentine Pierce, author of “Up Decatur.” Audio Extra: Here’s what’s on tap in the literary life this week: Susan Eaddy signs her baby book, “Poppy’s Best Babies, “Sunday, June 3 at 2 p.m. at Octavia Books. The Graphic Novel Book Club discusses “Paper Girls, v. 4,” by Brian K. Vaughan and “Sandman, v. 1,” by Neil Gaiman,...
FOOD & DINING
When does summer start? Consult the almanac and you’ll see it’s still weeks away. But in New Orleans, the seasons aren’t necessarily tied to solstice and equinox. To me, they’re marked by a changing mix of cravings, needs, excuses...and yes, we're talking about food.