This week on Behind the Lens, DA’s offices around the state have not been in compliance with a two-year-old law requiring them to report their use of material witness warrants.

Funding details for the proposed new power substation for the Sewerage and Water Board’s pump system are revealed to the New Orleans City Council.

A Louisiana ICE facility was the subject of a complaint filed with the Department of Homeland Security by several civil rights groups for alleged human rights violations.

Our guests this week are contributing reporter Madeline Aruffo, government and cultural economy reporter Michael Isaac Stein, criminal justice reporter Nick Chrastil, and The Lens Editor Charles Maldonado.

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Carolyne Heldman

Carolyne Heldman has been in media for 35 years, most recently as Executive Director at an NPR member station in Colorado where she was responsible for new multi-platform content initiatives, strategic...