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Officials break ground on Comite River Diversion Canal after 30-plus years of planning

Officials break ground on Comite River Diversion Canal after 30-plus years of planning

ZACHARY (WAFB) – Lawmakers broke ground Wednesday, April 17 on the long-awaited Comite River Diversion Canal project that could save thousands in the capital region time and money by lowering …

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Edwards, Abraham face off in first debate

Edwards, Abraham face off in first debate

BATON ROUGE (The Franklin Sun) – Gov. John Bel Edwards and U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham faced off in gubernatorial debate for the first time last week since the Republican congressman …

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Opinion: Poll gives John Bel Edwards plenty of reasons to talk Medicaid expansion

Opinion: Poll gives John Bel Edwards plenty of reasons to talk Medicaid expansion

BATON ROUGE (The Advocate) – Gov. John Bel Edwards talks about his decision to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act whenever he can. The governor boasts of giving access …

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John Bel For Louisiana Releases Third “Better Off” Ad, Titled “Commitment to Education”

John Bel For Louisiana Releases Third “Better Off” Ad, Titled “Commitment to Education”

Today, John Bel for Louisiana released its third in a series of digital ads, “Better Off: Commitment to Education.” The ad, which will run across digital platforms in :30 and …

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Governor Edwards Announces $2.55 Million Raised in Q1 2019, $10.19 Million Cash on Hand, $12.10 Million Raised So Far In 2019 Election Cycle

Governor Edwards Announces $2.55 Million Raised in Q1 2019, $10.19 Million Cash on Hand, $12.10 Million Raised So Far In 2019 Election Cycle

Today John Bel for Louisiana announced that Gov. Edwards raised $2.55 million in 2019’s first quarter fundraising period that ended on April 5th. As he heads into the legislative session’s …

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Louisiana wants higher minimum wage, survey shows

Louisiana wants higher minimum wage, survey shows

BATON ROUGE (The News Star) – More than 80 percent of Louisianans support establishing a state minimum wage higher than the federal law of $7.25 per hour, while almost nine …

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