Newsroom Matters of the State

Gov. Edwards' Statement Following Recent Officer-Involved Shooting in Baton Rouge

July 06, 2016
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Gov. Edwards, LADOTD, Sec. Wilson Announce $60 Million in Federal Transportation Grant Funding

July 05, 2016
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Gov. Edwards Signs Supplemental Appropriations Bill, Vetoes Contingent Funding

July 01, 2016
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Gov. Edwards: Medicaid Expansion is now a reality in Louisiana

July 01, 2016
Today, more than 235,000 adults have received their health insurance cards and can begin receiving health care services as part of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ plan to expand Medicaid in Louisiana.
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Gov. Edwards’ Workforce Initiative for SNAP Participants Set to Begin

June 30, 2016
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Medicaid Expansion Overview

June 29, 2016
Medicaid expansion coverage begins July 1. Now, your health is your choice.
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Bills Signed Into Law by Gov. Edwards, June 28, 2016

June 28, 2016
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Mythbusters: Louisiana Budget Edition

June 27, 2016
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Bills Signed Into Law by Gov. Edwards, June 27, 2016

June 27, 2016
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Gov. Edwards Ties Industrial Tax Breaks to Job Creation and Local Approval

June 24, 2016
Today, Governor John Bel Edwards announced changes in Louisiana’s Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP) through an executive order that accomplishes two important aims for the first time: Local governing bodies will have a seat at the table when decisions are made about local property tax exemptions, and companies applying for those exemptions must demonstrate job creation or job retention – or both – in order to merit industrial tax exemptions.
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