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Gov. John Bel Edwards Interview (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-01-03

Duration: 00:27:32

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Transportation | Louisiana. Legislature | Elections, 2019 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2019 | Computer security | WATER SUPPLY


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” from January 3, 2020, features Andre Moreau and Natasha Williams’ interview with Governor John Bel Edwards. He discusses: his agenda for his second term; the need for a new Mississippi River bridge in Baton Rouge; working with the majority Republican Legislature over the next four years; the 2019 gubernatorial election; the importance of cybersecurity in the wake of the recent ransomware attack on state computers; improving rural water systems; the perfect night with his wife; and his love of country music.