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Gov. John Bel Edwards, Week 1 (2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-01-15

Duration: 00:06:14

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Louisiana gubernatorial inauguration, 2016 | MEDICAID | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Health Care


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker


This segment from the January 15, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s report on Governor John Bel Edwards’ first week in office. It includes: highlights from Edwards’ swearing-in and inaugural address; Edwards signing an executive order to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare); and LPB viewer messages to Edwards.