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Updates about Governor John Bel Edwards, Louisiana governor, John Bel Edwards
Louisiana Governor: Information and news stories about Democrat Governor, John Bel Edwards
Unfortunately for Edwards, there is a legislative session slated to begin in the spring. According to pollster Bernie Pinsonat, the Governor’s “job ratings are apparently affected by legislative sessions with talk of taxes and budget deficits.”
A release from Edwards’s Office said, “Today, Chief of Staff Mark Cooper released the following statement addressing Sen. Sharon Hewitt’s request of the Legislative Auditor:
Edwards, leaders in D.C.
Louisiana’s First Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against Gov. John Bel Edwards on his executive order protecting gay and transgender Louisianans from discrimination in state employment and services.
State Attorney General Jeff Landry had challenged the 2016 order from the governor. He won in a lower court and now has scored a victory in the Appeals Court, which upheld the lower court’s ruling.
Here is Governor Edwards's statement:
Louisiana's economic development converted a disaster into an opportunity. This from Governor John Bel Edwards's office.
surely, some in New Orleans must feel like that today including Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Governor John Bel Edwards as they face another day and another issue with the city's flooding.
This weekend, parts of the city flooded unexpectedly, in part due to insufficient pumping operations. Today, parts of the city are at high risk due to the rain and disrupted turbine.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu signs a declaration of emergency for the City of New Orleans
Governor John Bel Edwards signed an emergency declaration for the State of Louisiana
Certain area;s drainage capacity are diminished for the East Bank of New Orleans, west of the Industrial Canal
Today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Mayor Mitch Landrieu have provided this information update: