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Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo Interview (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-04-05

Duration: 00:06:35

Subjects: Mayo, Jamie | Floods, 2016 | Economy | Transportation | Crime


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Mayo, Jamie Interviewee


This segment from the April 5, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ interview with Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo. He discusses: the city’s economic growth; the importance of the CenturyLink corporate headquarters to the local economy; the city’s benevolence projects; his support for building an events center along the Ouachita River; the Kansas Lane Connector road project; and the decrease in the city’s crime rate. This report also includes highlights of Mayor Mayo testifying before a Joint Legislative Committee on Transportation, Highways, and Public Works on flood control projects and the city’s recovery from the March 2016 floods.