State

John Bel Edwards
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WWL Newsroom
April 07, 2020 - 9:22 pm
A survey from Public Policy Polling shows 68 percent of Louisianans approve of Governor Edwards’ handling of the coronavirus crisis and 66 percent now approve of his job performance overall
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prison
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Associated Press
April 07, 2020 - 9:07 pm
A class-action lawsuit filed Monday seeks the release of hundreds of high-risk inmates at a federal lockup in Louisiana where the coronavirus has claimed the lives of five prisoners and infected nearly two dozen others.
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
April 07, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards says he believes the mitigation measures are beginning to work
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Alexander Miridonov-Kommersant-Sipa USA
Kenny Kuhn
April 07, 2020 - 11:12 am
Senator Kennedy gives WWL First News an update on the coronavirus efforts and government stimulus money.
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Chris Miller
April 06, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Louisiana Department of Justice has secured hundreds of thousands of doses of medicine that may help alleviate COVID-19 symptoms
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Treasurer John Schroder
WWL Newsroom
April 03, 2020 - 7:37 am
The State Treasurer is shipping out four million dollars’ worth of unclaimed property checks to Louisianans this week.
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alert
Chris Miller
April 02, 2020 - 4:56 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards today made official his extension of the coronavirus emergency through April 30
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LDWF
WWL Newsroom
April 02, 2020 - 7:32 am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is warning folks not to fall for fake news about bans on fishing or other outdoor activities during the coronavirus shutdown.
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
April 01, 2020 - 4:55 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards got to announce some rare positive news at his daily media briefing on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
March 31, 2020 - 4:15 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards on Tuesday said the sharp rise in coronavirus cases and deaths since Monday shows Louisianans need to do a better job at staying home
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