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Mayor Sharon Weston Broome, State of the City Address (2022)




Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-01-05

Duration: 00:22:41

Subjects: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Transportation | Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Broome, Sharon Weston | Local governments | COVID-19 pandemic | Hurricane Ida, 2021 | Crime


  • Broome, Sharon Weston Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome delivering the annual State of the City Address before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on January 5, 2022. She discusses: the challenges faced in Baton Rouge in 2021, including the COVID-19 pandemic and Hurricane Ida; the increase in violent crime; economic development; the progress made on MovEBR transportation projects; improving drainage; and cleaning up litter. She also answers questions from the audience.