C.O.A. Dardenne: Scare tactics not at play in budget fuss; just stating facts…sort of…


Kevin & Bill discuss the hubbub over the current state budget bill with Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne. The current House Bill 1 balances the budget by making cuts to the Department of Health. LDH responded with letters going out to some 37-thousand seniors, living in nursing homes, that their benefits could be at risk if the cuts aren’t restored. Mr. Dardenne says this is not intended to scare people into pressuring GOP lawmakers to restore the cuts. Listen and decide for yourself…


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Brian Haldane

Brian started in radio in late 2004 as a part-time board operator, but “made his bones” in the business a year later when Hurricane Katrina struck, catapulting him into a full time position covering both news and production of live broadcasts. Haldane was promoted to Program Director in 2008 and held that post until 2011 when he was recruited to help launch a new station. In 2011, Brian helped launch Talk 107.3 FM. He was the morning show co-host, and helped build the show and the station into a top 10 performer. From there, Brian has moved on to work in Inbound Marketing, where he strives to marry the worlds of traditional advertising w/ the marketing methods of tomorrow. He also hosts a number of podcasts, including The Red Bayou Show, which is featured here.

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