This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer interviews Stephanie Kelton, Associate Professor and Economics Department Chair at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He also covers the Apologies of the Week, Let Us Try, and more.
The Urban League of Greater New Orleans has a short guide for voters in Tuesday's election, focused on the 14 state constitutional amendments on the ballot. WWNO News Director Eve Troeh spoke with the Urban League's Ricardo Thomas about the guide.
A federal appeals court in New Orleans has scheduled arguments for December on a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care act.
In this case, opponents of the act say it is unconstitutional because it imposes a tax — and all tax bills must originate in the House. They contend that the Affordable Care Act originated in the Senate.
A federal judge in Texas rejected the suit in January, ruling that raising revenue was not the overarching purpose of the bill.
Originally published on Wed November 5, 2014 3:49 am
Voters all over the state are facing unusually lengthy ballots on Election Day. Between the Senate race, all the congressional races, judicial races, school board and other contests, there are more than 4,400 candidates for more than 2,400 offices statewide. No matter where you are in Louisiana, you can expect to see at least 20 items on your ballot. And once you’re in the voting booth, you won’t have much time to decide.