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Gov. John Bel Edwards (2018)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-02-28

Duration: 00:38:32

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Edwards, John Bel | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2018 | STATE BUDGET


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker


A speech by Governor John Bel Edwards before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on February 28, 2018. He discusses: economic development projects, including DXC Technologies in New Orleans; his priorities for the upcoming Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, including occupational licensing reform, eradicating child hunger, increasing the minimum wage, and gender pay equity; and the ongoing Special Session and the need to fix the fiscal cliff. He also answers questions from the audience.