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COVID-19: Mandate Battle (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-08-13

Duration: 00:05:09

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Edwards, John Bel | Landry, Jeff | Public health | Emergency management


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Erwin, Barry Interviewee


This segment from the August 13, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on Attorney General Jeff Landry’s continuing opposition to Governor John Bel Edwards’ COVID-19 mitigation measures, including the recent mask mandate in K-12 schools. His report includes highlights of a recent press conference with Governor Edwards, as well as an interview with Barry Erwin, the president of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL).