By JP Morrell
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||Clean#AskJP Episode 11: Health Care in Louisiana||In this episode of #AskJP, Andrew Tuozzolo, chief of staff at the Louisiana Department of Health, talks with JP about the work of the department, the success of Medicaid expansion, food and water quality, and much more.||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#AskJP Episode 10: 2017 Regular Session Primer||Wondering what’s going to happen this session? We get back to basics in this episode of #AskJP, starting with the legislative process and how the state found itself facing a $440 million shortfall for next year. JP shares an overview of the big ite||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#AskJP Episode 9: Growing Up in Politics||JP talks with State Senator Norby Chabert about their experiences being sons of legislators — and how that brings a unique perspective to the legislative process and what it means to be a legislator.||3/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#AskJP Episode 8: Women’s Issues in Louisiana||Get ready for this week’s Equal Pay Summit by tuning in to this special episode of #AskJP. JP answers listener questions and is joined by State Rep. Helena Moreno, who founded Ignite, a statewide network to advocate for women’s issues in Loui||3/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#AskJP Episode 7: The State Budget||The legislature is in special session…again. The challenge: solving a $304 million deficit. In this episode of #AskJP, JP, who chairs the Senate Committee on Revenue and Fiscal Affairs, talks state budget with Jan Moller, the director of the Louisiana||2/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#AskJP Episode 6: Crime in New Orleans||Manpower shortages, the consent decree, police pay, morale, and politics are hurdles for the NOPD. What’s the City to do to? In this first episode of the 2017 season of #AskJP, JP explores these issues and more with crime analyst Jeff Asher.||2/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#AskJP Episode 5: Marijuana Reform Legislation||In this episode, Senator JP Morrell (District 3) talks marijuana reform, responding to a number of questions submitted to #AskJP. He also lays out the method to the madness in the Senate’s budget strategies and urges citizens to read “Burden of Proo||5/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#AskJP: Episode 4: Domestic Violence & Equal Pay Legislation||In this episode, JP gives an update on legislation dealing with domestic violence, equal pay and more.||5/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#AskJP: Episode 3: Rep. Walt Leger & Film Tax Credit Reform||This week JP is joined by Louisiana House Speaker Pro Tempore Walt Leger III for the show’s main topic: the Louisiana Film Tax Credit program. JP also shares updates on legislation to protect victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, the bud||5/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#AskJP: Episode 2: Sexual Assault Legislation & Creationism Debate||This week JP talks sexual assault legislation, the creationism law debate, Film Tax Credits and much more!||4/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|