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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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Louisiana added 4,800 jobs over 12-month period through July

Louisiana added 4,800 jobs over 12-month period through July

THE ADVOCATE – Louisiana’s nonfarm employment increased by 4,800 jobs over the past 12 months ending in July, which continues to be driven by education and health services. Louisiana ended …

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John Bel for Louisiana Releases TV Ad Featuring First Lady Donna Edwards, Titled “Every Child”

John Bel for Louisiana Releases TV Ad Featuring First Lady Donna Edwards, Titled “Every Child”

John Bel for Louisiana Releases TV Ad Featuring First Lady Donna Edwards, Titled “Every Child” Today, John Bel for Louisiana released its third TV ad, “Every Child.” The ad features Louisiana First …

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