On this week’s episode, reporter Nick Chrastil reports from the New Orleans federal courthouse on what turned out to be the final day of jury deliberations in the federal tax fraud case against Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams. Hours after this episode was recorded on Thursday, the jury acquitted him on all ten counts.

And a New Orleans City Council committee has approved a moratorium on Entergy electric and gas shutdowns as monthly bills have skyrocketed.

Our guests this week are Lens reporters Nick Chrastil, Joshua Rosenberg 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...