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Gov. John Bel Edwards Interview [Part 2 of 2] (2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-04-29

Duration: 00:11:32

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Politics | Government | Discrimination | MINIMUM WAGE | Pay equity | Equal pay for equal work | Sex discrimination in employment | Louisiana Governor's Mansion (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Interviewee


This segment from the April 29, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the second part of Charlie Whinham’s interview with Governor John Bel Edwards on his first 100 days in office. Governor Edwards discusses: his executive order banning discrimination in state government on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, disability, or age; his commitment to increasing the minimum wage and equal pay for women; his family’s transition into the Governor’s Mansion; the chicken coop at the Governor’s Mansion; the best thing about being Governor; and his contact with former Governors.