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John Bel for Louisiana Releases New Policy Plan: The Healthy Families Agenda

John Bel for Louisiana Releases New Policy Plan: The Healthy Families Agenda

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards released his Healthy Families Agenda, a plan to make Louisiana a healthier state in his second term. On his first day in office, Gov. Edwards expanded Medicaid. …

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Opinion: Superdome renovations a face-lift for New Orleans, but about far more than football

Opinion: Superdome renovations a face-lift for New Orleans, but about far more than football

THE ADVOCATE – Before Moon Landrieu was mayor of New Orleans, he served on the local committee developing what was to become the Louisiana Superdome. He tells the story of …

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Governor: Things are getting better in Louisiana

Governor: Things are getting better in Louisiana

TOWN TALK – John Bel Edwards knew he was stepping into a “tough situation” when he was elected governor in 2015. The state faced a budget deficit of more than $900 …

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After five years and delays, Gov. Edwards marks completion of Albertson Parkway project

After five years and delays, Gov. Edwards marks completion of Albertson Parkway project

DAILY ADVERTISER – Gov. John Bel Edwards stopped Monday in Broussard to celebrate completion of the Albertson Parkway widening project, two years after the improvements initially were scheduled for completion. …

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High school students earning college credit up 51 percent

High school students earning college credit up 51 percent

THE ADVOCATE – More than 8,000 high school students in the past school year earned college credit through exams that measure college skills, up from 5,346 last year, the state …

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State initiative promotes veteran-owned businesses

State initiative promotes veteran-owned businesses

AMERICAN PRESS – The state of Louisiana recently launched its “Veterans First” Business initiative to promote veteran-owned businesses. The initiative was created through House Bill 391 which passed unanimously during …

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