This week on Behind the Lens, Entergy New Orleans is taking some heat from its regulator: the New Orleans City Council.

Immigrants face obstacles accessing aid — particularly federal cash aid — after Hurricane Ida.

Schools are slowly reopening around the city following a multi-week closure after the storm. Some, however, will have to go through extensive repairs and cleaning before welcoming students again.

And Netflix debuts a “gritty reality” series shot inside the New Orleans jail, causing some concerns among defense attorneys, criminal justice advocates and parties to the jail’s federal consent decree.

Our guests this week are Philip Kiefer, Marta Jewson, Nick Chrastil, and Charles Maldonado.

Charles Maldonado

Charles Maldonado is the editor of The Lens. He previously worked as The Lens' government accountability reporter, covering local politics and criminal justice. Prior to joining The Lens, he worked for...