John Bel Edwards

Chris Miller
August 06, 2020 - 4:21 pm
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says he's hopeful the U.S. House and Senate extend some form of enhanced unemployment benefits, but he also says people who are out of work can't depend on that, so it's best to start looking for a job now.
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AP
Associated Press
August 06, 2020 - 3:15 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana judge has upheld Gov. John Bel Edwards’ statewide mask mandate and bar restrictions as legal and enforceable.
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
August 04, 2020 - 2:41 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards today announced that phase two of easing coronavirus pandemic restrictions will continues for at least three more weeks, through August 28.
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
July 28, 2020 - 5:18 pm
Louisiana now has more than 111,000 coronavirus cases, total, during this pandemic. Gov. John Bel Edwards says per 100,000 residents, Louisiana has more coronavirus cases than any other state.
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 22, 2020 - 10:50 am
The coronavirus continues to dictate how we live our lives, and you’d have to be insane to want this to continue.
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
July 21, 2020 - 2:54 pm
The rising coronavirus numbers have led Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards to delay advancing to the next phase of reopening.
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Chris Miller
July 20, 2020 - 3:55 pm
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has called for three days of fasting during lunch and prayer, today through Wednesday.
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Governor calls 2:30 press conference
JBE
WWL Newsroom
July 18, 2020 - 4:06 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards says he will consider new White House guidelines that may mean tighter COVID-19 restrictions in Louisiana.
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Chris Miller
July 16, 2020 - 10:24 am
Louisiana's governor and attorney general are at odds, again, this time over Governor John Bel Edwards' order requiring masks, shutting down bars, and limiting gatherings to no more than 50 people.
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Chris Miller
July 15, 2020 - 3:48 pm
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has issued an official opinion that takes aim at Gov. John Bel Edwards' mask mandate, closings of bars, and placing a 50-person limit on gatherings, saying the orders are "likely unenforceable and unconstitutional."
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