On this week’s episode, just under the wire, the New Orleans City Council finalized new maps for the city’s five council districts, but the debate on the redistricting will continue. 

The proposed jail facility known as Phase III was in the news again this week. We’ll get an update. 

The list of candidates who are vying for the superintendent job at the NOLA Public Schools district was cut down to seven this week. We will also hear about the latest COVID numbers at local schools.

Our guests this week are Lens reporters Michael Isaac Stein, Nick Chrastil, Marta Jewson and 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...