April 24, 2015
BP Oil Spill 5 Year Anniversary, Legislative Recap – Week Two, Back on Track: Louisiana Graduates
BP Oil Spill 5 Year Anniversary (04:43) It has been five years since the BP Gulf Oil Spill. Eleven men were killed and millions of gallons of oil spewed into the Gulf of Mexico. Louisiana was among the hardest hit coastal states. What has happened since then to the communities, fishermen, wildlife and areas directly impacted by the spill? Shauna Sanford talks with leading researchers and scientists. SHARE
Legislative Recap – Week Two (12:24) Budget, budget, budget. During the second week of legislative session at the capitol, lawmakers are trying to figure out ways to overcome a $1.6 billion dollar budget deficit that could mean significant cuts to higher education and healthcare. Kelly Connelly has the weekly wrap up from Week Two. SHARE
Back on Track: Louisiana Graduates (17:43) What help is available for Louisiana students who have dropped out of school? This month’s Louisiana Public Square brings together former dropouts and at-risk students who have remained in school with the help of caring adults and resources available in the state. SHARE
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