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Gov. John Bel Edwards, ULL (2018)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-05-22

Duration: 00:27:20

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2018 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | Taxes | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | University of Louisiana at Lafayette


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker


Governor John Bel Edwards delivers his opening address to the 2nd Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on May 22, 2018. He discusses: his decision to veto the state budget passed during the Regular Session; the catastrophic budget cuts facing higher education and health care if the fiscal cliff is not fixed; the upcoming 2nd Special Session; economic development; and his proposals to fix the fiscal cliff.