politics

Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer

This week on Le Show with Harry Shearer: a new edition of Dick Cheney Confidential, Trump calls Megyn, News of the GodlyNews of the Atom,  News from Outside the Bubble, The Apologies of the Week, and more!

The Manship School’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs, along with WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio are hosting a Louisiana budget panel discussion in which students and experts will deliberate the current budget crisis in the state.

Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer

This week on Le Show with Harry Shearer: the poetry of Ben Carson, the Trump University alma mater, News of the Godly, The Apologies of the Week, News of the Olympic Movement, Let Us Try, and more!

Students on the steps of the Louisiana state capitol.
Mallory Falk / WWNO

College students from across Louisiana gathered at the state capitol on Wednesday to protest budget cuts, as the legislature met to discuss the state's budget shortfall.

Classes at public universities have been canceled or over-enrolled. Favorite professors have been laid off. And now, predictions of severe cuts to the state's scholarship program, TOPS.

Keiyanu Mattocks is supposed to start classes at LSU Alexandria this summer.

Santos Alvarado at a demonstration in front of City Hall last summer.
Fernando Lopez

New Orleans is officially a Welcoming City for immigrants. That’s because last September the City Council passed an ordinance to that effect, as part of a national initiative. But what does that actually mean? Now, four months after the resolution was passed, the City has taken some small but meaningful steps to make New Orleans feel like home for immigrants.

Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer brings another new episode of Clintonsomething: The Candidacy Years, plus News of Inspectors General, News of AFPAC, The New Iraq, News of the Godly, News of the Olympic Movement, and more!

A New Orleans expert on Constitutional law says the death over the weekend of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia leaves an enormous void in the nation’s justice system. That void may be around for a while.

Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer plays a new song for Rupert and Jerry, plus GWB records a radio spot for Jeb, News of the Olympic Movement, We're Not #1, News from Outside the Bubble, The Apologies of the Week, and more!

One business-development leader watching Governor John Bel Edwards outline a severe fiscal situation was Michael Hecht, president of Greater New Orleans, Incorporated. He sees two problems: cash-flow and correcting the budget structure.

Via Office of the Governor:

Good evening,

Tonight I speak to you as no other Louisiana governor has ever spoken to our state, because the challenges have never been so great, nor the impacts so severe for all of us who live, work or go to school here.

Just as importantly, though, I speak to you as a fellow Louisianan, a former small business owner, a concerned husband and a father.

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