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Governor John Bel Edwards Interview | 1/4/19 | Louisiana: The State We're In

Governor John Bel Edwards Interview

Kick off 2019 with a one-on-one comprehensive interview with Governor John Bel Edwards. LPB News Anchor Andre’ Moreau sits down with the Governor as he discusses the Trump Administration’s significant report on climate change and how the state’s coastal restoration experts have, for years, factored in such aspects as sea level rise in the Coastal Master Plan. Plus, the Governor talks about his relationship with the President, the importance of bi-partisanship, the big achievements in healthcare and the economy and challenges ahead. He discusses the Industrial Tax Exemption Program and whether we are seeing any benefits to the reforms that the he ordered. Finally, the Governor discusses his re-election plans and reminisces about how he was brought up, what he learned from his parents and how he carries those lessons with him in his daily life as Louisiana’s Governor.