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Gov. John Bel Edwards' Address to the People - February 11, 2016

Louisiana Gubernatorial Addresses



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-02-11

Duration: 00:12:38

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Health Care | HIGHER EDUCATION | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker


Live coverage of Governor John Bel Edwards’ address to the people of Louisiana from the State Capitol in Baton Rouge on February 11, 2016. In his speech, Governor Edwards discusses the state budget crisis, including: the $940 million mid-year budget deficit and the $2 billion budget deficit for the next fiscal year; the impact of the budget deficit on health care and higher education; and his proposals for budget cuts and raising revenue.