Gov. Edwards’ Statement on Minimum Wage and Equal Pay Legislation Advancing in Senate Labor Committee
March 15, 2018
Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statements on the Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations vote to advance both minimum wage and equal pay bills to the floor of the Senate. Both are issues Gov. Edwards has supported since serving as a state legislator and are in line with an overwhelming majority of Louisianans who believe there should be an increase in the state minimum wage and equal pay for equal work in Louisiana.