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…over the passage of a budget which balances without raising taxes. Louisiana's Governor John Bel Edwards says that the “Senate cannot fix this” because it's too short of funding the state's critical priorities. Edwards is now demanding a special session to replace the current regular session because state ...
Adren Wilson, chief executive officer of Milwaukee-based AmeriCorps national service program Public Allies, has left his role for a position in the office of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards. Adren Wilson. Wilson, a native of Louisiana, was recently named Edwards' deputy chief of staff for programs and ...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. John Bel Edwards says he wants a trained officer in every Louisiana school in the wake of a massacre at a high school in Florida where 17 people were killed. The Democratic governor made the remarks Wednesday at the opening meeting of a group of educators and law ...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he doesn't like the idea of arming teachers in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Florida, taking his first public stance Thursday on one of the more contentious issues moving through the Legislature. The Democratic governor said he ...
Republican lawmakers and a policy expert are criticizing Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' recent announcement that tens of thousands of elderly and disabled Medicaid recipients would lose their benefits July 1 if an ongoing budget stalemate continues. With the state facing a nearly $700 million budget ...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday that he likely would sign a proposal banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, if his state's lawmakers pass it. The bill would make Louisiana the second state in the nation with such a restrictive abortion law, following ...

Representatives of the Louisiana governor's office were in Bossier, Caddo parishes Feb. 28 to see firsthand the potential for flooding in the area. (Source: KSLA News 12) ...
The Mason Dixon polling group just released new numbers showing what voters think of the governor's job performance, and if they'd like to see a change. They surveyed more than 600 registered voters of all ages and political parties from across the state. The results could be encouraging for current ...
Gov. John Bel Edwards is calling on Louisiana's secretary of state to step down over allegations of sexual harassment. Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler faces a lawsuit over "unwanted sexual advances" and pursuing "retaliatory harassment" against a woman who previously worked in his office.
The Red River at Shreveport reached floodstage early Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service. (Source: National Weather Service). Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency Feb. 26 for Bossier and Caddo parishes. (Source: KSLA News 12). Links Mentioned on ...
Louisiana governor to lawmakers: 'Our ability to compromise is essential'. Updated February 19, 2018 at 10:19 PM ; Posted February 19, 2018 at 5:38 PM. Gov. John Bel Edwards addresses the Louisiana Legislature at the start of its special session Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (Sarah Gamard, LSU Manship News Service).
It's now official. Louisiana Governor Jon Bel Edwards (D) has finally released his Call for a special legislative session to begin February 19th and conclude March 7th. The Call, released today, February 9, 2018, is intended to allow the Louisiana legislature to address the long-term issue of its current taxing ...
Gov. John Bel Edwards will participate in a White House meeting next week to discuss infrastructure needs across the country. Louisiana's governor will travel to Washington Monday. Advertisement. He and Louisiana Transportation Secretary Shawn Wilson will be part of a talk among federal, state and ...
Louisiana governor's allies say he needs to call a special session - deal or no deal. Updated February 5, 2018 at 8:05 PM ; Posted February 5, 2018 at 6:46 PM. Gov. John Bel Edwards' allies in the Louisiana Legislature say he should call a special session, even if he doesn't have an agreement with the Louisiana House in ...
Gov. John Bel Edwards is sitting on a $5 million campaign account to run for re-election next year. The Democratic governor's latest campaign finance report, covering money raised and spent in 2017, was filed Thursday. The report shows Edwards raised more than $2 million last year and has $5 million in ...
NEW ORLEANS – With more than a year away from the Louisiana Governor's race, U.S. Senator John Kennedy (R-La.) says he thinking seriously about challenging current Governor John. Bel Edwards. Kennedy told WWL Radio that he is “considering” a run for governor, but he made clear that the ...
Louisiana's governor says it will be "difficult" for his state to benefit from parts of the Trump administration's infrastructure plan. Governor John Bel Edwards was on hand at the White House Monday when the president unveiled what he described as the "biggest" and "boldest" plan ever. The proposal aims to ...

Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards called Louisiana legislators into a 17-day special session on Friday, seeking to end the fiscal uncertainty that has gripped the state government dating back to the former Gov. Bobby Jindal era. The session will begin at 4 p.m. on Feb. 19 and end on March 7. The 2018 ...
Louisiana governor's allies say he needs to call a special session - deal or no deal. Updated February 5, 2018 at 8:05 PM ; Posted February 5, 2018 at 6:46 PM. Gov. John Bel Edwards' allies in the Louisiana Legislature say he should call a special session, even if he doesn't have an agreement with the Louisiana House in ...
Gov. John Bel Edwards is sitting on a $5 million campaign account to run for re-election next year. The Democratic governor's latest campaign finance report, covering money raised and spent in 2017, was filed Thursday. The report shows Edwards raised more than $2 million last year and has $5 million in ...
BATON ROUGE — As the window for calling a special session tightens, Gov. John Bel Edwards and House Republican leaders are still fencing over the details of his doomsday budget proposal and whether the Republicans will come up with an alternative plan next week. Neither side has offered definitive ...
"With the Children's Health Insurance Program set to expire, Louisiana's governor has been forced to begin winding down the program in our state. This bill would have funded children's health insurance for six years, but Democrats voted against it. They voted to shut down the government just to appease ...
Attorney General Jeff Landry, joined by elected officials, law enforement and fire department personnel, speaks during a press conference to announce a voucher program for distrubuting Nalaxone, a prescription drug that blocks the effects of opioids, to emergency personnel across the state Monday, May ...
ATLANTA (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says on Twitter that he's declared a state of emergency across the state "due to the winter weather and dangerous conditions." In the brief statement on social media late Wednesday morning, the governor's office says more than 1.5 million pounds ...
Here are some of the names that have been tossed around to run against Gov. John Bel Edwards when he seeks re-election in 2019. Advertisement. Some of the rumored names have been U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and state Sen. Sharon Hewitt. Click the video for ...
Louisiana Governor Considering Work Requirements in Medicaid. Louisiana is developing a proposal to impose work requirements on certain adult Medicaid recipients, as the Trump administration announced it will allow states to enact such provisions. Jan. 11, 2018, at 4:09 p.m.. Louisiana Governor Considering Work ...
The Louisiana governor's election may be nearly two years away, but Republicans hoping to keep Democrat John Bel Edwards from a second term already are sizing up the race. U.S. Sen. John Kennedy says he's considering a gubernatorial bid. U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham is openly studying a campaign ...
Gov. John Bel Edwards is fighting for medical marijuana in Louisiana. He sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Tuesday asking him to protect the state's programs from federal prosecution. The letter comes just days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he was ending an Obama policy that ...
Louisiana's governor Tuesday asked President Donald Trump to shield states' medical marijuana programs from federal prosecutors, urging him to “ensure the safe distribution of this life-changing form of treatment.” The letter sent to the White House by Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards came in response ...
Gov. John Bel Edwards will participate in a White House meeting next week to discuss infrastructure needs across the country. Louisiana's governor will travel to Washington Monday. Advertisement. He and Louisiana Transportation Secretary Shawn Wilson will be part of a talk among federal, state and ...
BRADENTON, Fla. – Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards set a deadline of Jan. 19 for state lawmakers to figure out how to replace $1 billion in revenues supporting the state general fund that expire at the end of this fiscal year. If legislative leaders reach an agreement with Edwards before that, he will call a ...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards set a Jan. 19 deadline on Wednesday to reach a tax deal with House Republican leaders for closing a $1 billion budget gap, or he won't call a February special session aimed at balancing the budget without deep slashing. That could leave lawmakers ...
Louisiana Governor Edwards comments on Medicaid contract approvals, Edmonson audit ... Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has released two statements today, one concerning the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget and the second concerning the Louisiana legislative audit of former State ...
Twelve governors are urging Congress in a bipartisan effort to reauthorize funding for a popular children's health insurance program as soon as possible. The recommendation involving the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, came in a letter to congressional leaders Tuesday. Advertisement.
... they are always surprised about how much we have going on in cyber security in Louisiana and really most of what we have going on in cyber security is going on here in north Louisiana," Governor Edwards said. The commission will work with the Louisiana National Guard's Cyber Protection Team.
Congress eyes end-of-year deal on Children's Health Insurance Program, as Louisiana's governor urges action. BY BRYN STOLE | bstole@theadvocate.com ...
NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana's governor is going to the state's Supreme Court in hopes of reviving his executive order aimed at protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in state government. Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, issued an order in April 2016 banning ...
Governor Takes LGBT Rights Battle to State Supreme Court. Louisiana's governor is going to the state's Supreme Court in hopes of reviving his executive order aimed at protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in state government. Dec. 1, 2017, at 8:13 p.m.. Governor Takes LGBT Rights Battle ...
Louisiana's Governor took part in a panel discussion Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol on his state's recent comprehensive criminal justice reform. Just this year, the Democratic governor worked with a Republican-majority legislature to pass a series of bills in an effort to lower prison populations. "We were not ...
A key member of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' staff resigned Wednesday (Nov. 22) amid allegations of sexual harassment within the governor's office, reports Baton Rouge-based WBRZ-2. The resignation of Deputy Chief of Staff of Programs and Planning Johnny Anderson came after several claims ...
As Louisiana's governor and lawmakers continue to struggle to balance the state's budget, there's a little-discussed hidden cost siphoning dollars from agencies and colleges, payment of a multibillion-dollar retirement debt left behind by state officials and lawmakers over decades. The good news is the ...
DCFS celebrates Adoption Month with annual reception at Louisiana governor's mansion. 11 hrs ago; (0) · Facebook · Twitter · Email. adoption group photo.
Louisiana's governor and agriculture commissioner are planning a bipartisan listening tour across several rural communities to talk with ...
Consider it the meeting of one of Louisiana's most exclusive clubs. The state's governors are gathering together this weekend at the house where each once lived. Gov. John Bel Edwards and first lady Donna Edwards are hosting Louisiana's former chief executives at the governor's mansion Sunday ...
Consider it the meeting of one of Louisiana's most exclusive clubs. The state's governors are gathering together this weekend at the house ...
In the works is a feature to allow website visitors to search the mansion's murals for items added by Louisiana governors to represent their tenures. Edwards has relaunched the Governor's Mansion Foundation, which raises money to preserve the state-owned structure and the eight-acre grounds. Keep up ...
The Louisiana Governor's Mansion has made its internet debut, with a ... for items added by Louisiana governors to represent their tenures.
You are here: Home · BB · State of Louisiana; Louisiana Governor Edwards favorables top Senators Kennedy, Cassidy. Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:06 ...
The Louisiana Governor's Mansion has made its internet debut, with a new website featuring photos and fun facts about the first family's ...
The Louisiana governor is making a new push to draw international business. Touting the Bayou State's natural resources and location along ...


 

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