This week on Behind The Lens:

  • State regulators order protections against electricity shutoffs amid the pandemic. But will New Orleans ratepayers get the same protections?
  • Schools scramble to lock down their graduation plans for the Class of 2020
  • Environmental advocates cry foul as lawmakers meet in Baton Rouge. We’ll hear from Russel Honore’ and Marylee Orr.
  • Also, a lawsuit over plans to use part of Angola to house COVID-positive inmates.
  • And, data analyst Jeff Asher explains what numbers he’s watching for a sign of relief from coronavirus.

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Tom Wright

Tom Wright is The Lens' engagement editor. He also hosts and produces The Lens' podcast Behind The Lens. His previous work includes investigative producing with local broadcaster Lee Zurik, legislative...