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Louisiana Has Second Largest Monthly Unemployment Decline in the Country

March 24, 2018
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Gov. Edwards Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Tom Benson

March 23, 2018
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Union Pacific Announces $87 Million in New Louisiana Rail Projects

March 22, 2018
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Gov. Edwards Outlines Fiscally Responsible Approach to Fund Critical State Construction Projects

March 21, 2018
Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statement on the release of the Capital Outlay Bill, HB 2, to fund construction projects across the state of Louisiana. With limited funding available due to the looming fiscal cliff, the Edwards’ Administration is seeking to fund smaller projects that have been in the program for years using surplus state funds, rather than the more costly, traditional approach of bonding the projects for 20 years.
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Gov. Edwards Applauds North Oaks Health System for Becoming TRICARE Provider

March 21, 2018
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Gov. Edwards Establishes Task Force on Employment for Louisianans with Disabilities

March 21, 2018
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Gov. Edwards Proclaims MS Awareness Week, Lights Governor’s Mansion Orange in Support

March 16, 2018
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Gov. Edwards’ Statement on Minimum Wage and Equal Pay Legislation Advancing in Senate Labor Committee

March 15, 2018
Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statements on the Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations vote to advance both minimum wage and equal pay bills to the floor of the Senate. Both are issues Gov. Edwards has supported since serving as a state legislator and are in line with an overwhelming majority of Louisianans who believe there should be an increase in the state minimum wage and equal pay for equal work in Louisiana.
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Gov. Edwards Signs New Agreement between LCTCS, LDE and JAG Louisiana Providing Scholarships to Graduates

March 14, 2018
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Gov. Edwards Announces Completion of New Water Plant in Town of St. Joseph, Lifts Public Health Emergency

March 13, 2018
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