Courtesy: Texas State Legislature

TEXAS BATHROOM BILL - Texas House Speaker  and leading Republican Joe Straus  said lawmakers should be "very careful" about doing anything that makes the state less economically competitive.  Straus voiced his concerns Wednesday  on Senate Bill 6, which would require transgender people to use bathrooms in public schools, government buildings and public universities based on "biological sex."  The bill would pre-empt local ordinances that protect transgender individuals from discrimination in public accommodations.  

Airs Friday, January 20, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders takes a cue from the bible as he seeks Harmony between his dog and cats.

Courtesy: LSU-HSC Shreveport

LSU HEALTH SHREVEPORT BRACING FOR BUDGET CUTS -  The state of Louisiana has determined it has a budget deficit $304 million dollars to address in the upcoming legislative session.  Simply put:  there will be more cuts and two areas bracing for this will be education and healthcare.  Dr. G. E. Ghali, Chancellor for LSU-Health Sciences Center in Shreveport  is concerned as such cuts will affect both the hospital University Health  and the medical school.