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2020 Legislative Session Begins

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News conference

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-03-13

Duration: 00:05:17

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2020 | Politics | Government | Edwards, John Bel | State legislators


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Woods, Virnado Editor
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Brown, Chad Interviewee
  • McFarland, Jack Interviewee
  • Jackson, Katrina Interviewee
  • White, Malinda Interviewee


This segment from the March 13, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ report on the opening of the 2020 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. It includes highlights of Governor John Bel Edwards’ opening address, where he outlines his legislative agenda. Williams also interviews several legislators about their reactions to the speech: State Representative Chad Brown; State Representative Jack McFarland; State Senator Katrina Jackson; and State Representative Malinda White.