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December 16, 2021

Gov. John Bel Edwards Press Conferences



Genre: News conference

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-12-16

Duration: 00:49:15

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Coronaviruses | COVID-19 pandemic | Public health | Hurricane Ida, 2021 | Hurricane Delta, 2020 | Hurricane Laura, 2020


  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker


This end-of-year press conference from December 16, 2021, features Governor John Bel Edwards discussing the year’s major challenges and accomplishments. He discusses: the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic; Hurricane Ida; the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta; the work of the Louisiana Climate Initiatives Task Force; the progress made in the areas of coastal restoration and hurricane protection; new economic development projects; transportation projects; and the state budget. He also answers questions from members of the media.