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Louisiana’s unemployment rate at an 11-year low, could be a factor in governor’s race

Louisiana’s unemployment rate at an 11-year low, could be a factor in governor’s race

NEW ORLEANS (Gambit) – Coming in at just under 4 percent, Louisiana’s unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been since 2008, according to preliminary data by the Bureau of Labor …

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AP Analysis: Louisiana governor’s legislative agenda polls well

AP Analysis: Louisiana governor’s legislative agenda polls well

If Gov. John Bel Edwards wanted validation for the priorities he’s pushed since taking office three years ago, an annual survey of public opinion in Louisiana provided it, suggesting the …

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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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