State News

Ted James
WWL Newsroom
May 04, 2020 - 8:30 am
The state House gavels in at 9 AM Monday but Baton Rouge Representative Ted James will not be present.
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Louisiana Capitol
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WWL Newsroom
May 03, 2020 - 9:27 am
Louisiana legislators are ready to get back to work after going home becuase of the pandemic.
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regional leaders
Chris Miller
May 02, 2020 - 5:34 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng, St. Bernard Parish President Guy McInnis, and Plaquemines Parish President Kirk Lepine today sent a letter expressing support for Gov. John Bel Edwards' decision to extend the stay at home order to combat the...
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State Capitol
WWL Newsroom
May 02, 2020 - 7:44 am
Louisiana lawmakers return to work Monday after weeks away amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
May 01, 2020 - 7:15 pm
Delayed reporting leads to huge jump in daily COVID-19 report
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
April 30, 2020 - 4:57 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said effort to overturn emergency declaration "completely irresponsible and nonsensical"
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WWL Newsroom
April 30, 2020 - 9:30 am
Governor Edwards met with President Donald Trump Wednesday in the Oval Office and afterward praised the federal government’s commitment to supply Louisiana with enough test kits so that it can test at least 200,000 individuals a month for the coronavirus.
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Chris Miller
April 29, 2020 - 2:16 pm
Republican lawmakers who are upset with Governor Edwards extending the stay at home order through May 15 are talking about overriding the emergency declaration.
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Chris Miller
April 28, 2020 - 9:54 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards' office says the governor will travel to Washington, D.C. Wednesday to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss the state's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
April 28, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Even though Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards extended the state's stay-home order through May 15, the state will allow restaurants to have outdoor dining and will let non-essential retailers open for business for curbside pickup. But New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says that will not be...
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