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Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Press Conference (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-11-29

Duration: 00:04:42

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker


This segment from the November 29, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on Governor John Bel Edwards’ first press conference since winning reelection. Governor Edwards discusses his priorities for his second term, including: early childhood education; raising teacher salaries to the Southern regional average; the master plan for higher education; improving infrastructure, including roads, bridges, and coastal restoration; increasing the minimum wage; and cybersecurity.