The payout has begun by BP after the case against them following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill ended with a 1,100-page settlement.

In this article written by Ken Stickney in The Shreveport Times, it points out Lafayette attorney Patrick Juneau's role in helping bring about the biggest legal settlement in U.S. history by a single payer. It also breaks down the payments BP has begun, including parishes in Acadiana. Political analyst and demographer

Elliott Stonecipher joins the "Moon Griffon Show" to break down how he believes the settlement money will be spread out by state government and how this all connects to raising taxes.