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Gov. Edwards Issues Call for Special Session, Signs Budget, Transparency Bills

June 08, 2018
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Louisiana Awarded $45 million in Infrastructure Funding

June 05, 2018
Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards received notice of an advance grant announcement that the U.S. Department of Transportation approved Louisiana's application for a $45 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America, or INFRA, grant. The funds are committed to building a fixed, four-lane bridge to replace the tunnel and moveable bridge on La. 23 in Belle Chasse.
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NOTICE: Bills Signed, Vetoed by Gov. Edwards

June 05, 2018
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WATCH: “Yes, I’m trying to run the clock out.”

June 05, 2018
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Gov. Edwards Announces 2018 LSU Board of Supervisors

June 05, 2018
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NOTICE: Bills Signed, Vetoed by Gov. Edwards

June 04, 2018
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Gov. Edwards Orders Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Bishop T. F. Tenney

June 04, 2018
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Gov. Edwards Releases Statement on Senate Budget Compromise

June 03, 2018
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NOTICE: Bills Signed by Gov. Edwards

June 01, 2018
Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he signed the following bills into law from the 2018 Regular Legislative Session:
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Tax Foundation Report: State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections Per Capita

June 01, 2018
The Takeaway: "Of the states that tax wage income, lowest per capita collections occurred in Louisiana ($639), Mississippi ($596), and Arizona ($551)."
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