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Gov. John Bel Edwards makes formal announcement of candidacy for re-election; primary race is Oct. 12

Gov. John Bel Edwards makes formal announcement of candidacy for re-election; primary race is Oct. 12

BATON ROUGE – Budget surpluses and economic development are among the top accomplishments Governor John Bel Edwards touted today in his official announcement for re-election.  The primary election is Saturday, …

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Louisiana economy well-positioned in 2019, but faces several of these headwinds

Louisiana economy well-positioned in 2019, but faces several of these headwinds

Despite headwinds like trade wars, a tight labor market and volatile commodity prices, Louisiana’s economy is poised to continue growing in 2019, representatives from a wide range of industries said …

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John Bel Edwards’ top priority? Giving teachers a raise

John Bel Edwards’ top priority? Giving teachers a raise

Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday (Sept. 19) his “number one priority” for 2019 is to pass a pay raise for teachers and other public school support staff statewide. The governor said he wants teachers to …

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