Franklin Foil Talks About His Run For Senate


State Representative Franklin Foil has decided to shifts gears within the state and run for the State Senate.  Foil was on the show today to talk about his run for senate and what makes him a good candidate.  Franklin tells Brian the about the top 5 things he is most proud of when it comes to things he’s had passed in the House of Representatives.

Those top 5 things are his bill to provide health benefits to children with autism, a tax free savings account bill for parents with kids in private school, the veterans first database initiative bill, the aval account bill which allows you to get government services for a child with disabilities, and getting rid of the July election date.  Representative Foil provided details about all of these bills and how they have helped people within the state.  Franklin then talks about the next legislative session and how the session will be more independent because of the amount of new people who are joining the session because of term limits.  Finally Foil talks about the other candidates and his strategy compared to there’s and he explains what bills he will be pushing if elected to the senate.


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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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