St. Joseph residents make their water case at Capitol

Lady Carlson, a Together Louisiana organizer, has been helping residents of St. Joseph, La., get their drinking water problems resolved.  Residents pleaded in front of the House Natural Resources and Environmental Quality Committee Wednesday. Photo by Quint Forgey.

By Quint Forgey

BATON ROUGE — As band of emotional and frustrated residents from the beleaguered town of St. Joseph in Tensas Parish pleaded with lawmakers Wednesday for help obtaining cleaner, safer water for their children.

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