Ask The Governor
 with Governor John Bel Edwards
 
 
 
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Distraction suspected factor in deadly West Baton Rouge 18-wheeler fiery collision
Posted on 4/20/2017 1:55:00 PM.
State Police say charges are pending in the case of a fiery 5-vehicle, 18-wheeler involved crash on I-10 in West Baton Rouge Parish that claimed the life of a man from Alexandria. The victim is identified as 26-year-old Ronald Allen. Trooper Bryan Lee says traffic began slowing in the eastbound lanes near Port Allen around 5:30 Wednesday.
bryan lee, ronald allen

Caretaker of Lake Charles Judge Patricia Minaldi accused of stealing thousands from her
Posted on 4/20/2017 1:39:00 PM.
A man who was helping a judge in Lake Charles recover from a condition caused by alcohol abuse is under arrest for allegedly using the woman’s credit cards and checks. Kim Myers with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office says 28-year-old Justin Gray is accused of racking up charges without permission in excess of $64,000.
Kim Myers, Justin Gray, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Patricia Minaldi

Feud continues between Gov Edwards, US Rep Graves
Posted on 4/20/2017 12:36:00 PM.

Even after the state finally gains access to federal flood recovery dollars, the feud continues between Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards and Republican Congressman Garret Graves. Graves said recently that he would resign if the federal government was the hold up in dispersing the funds.
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John Bel Edwards, Garret Graves, flood recovery, federal aid

LSU survey finds race relations worsening in eyes of public
Posted on 4/20/2017 11:15:00 AM.

Race relations are worsening in eyes of the public, according to a recent LSU survey. Dr. Michael Henderson with the LSU Public Policy Research Lab says the share of people who believe race relations are getting worse rose by almost 20 percent since 2014.
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Michael Henderson, LSU Public Policy Research Lab, races relations

7 years later, father remembers son killed on Deepwater Horizon
Posted on 4/20/2017 10:40:00 AM.

Today marks 7 years since an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig killed 11 people off the coast of Louisiana. Twenty-eight-year-old Gordon Jones was one of those. His father, Keith Jones, told Jim Engster on Talk Louisiana that dealing with the loss of his son isn’t any easier 7 years later.
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Keith Jones, Gordon Jones, Deepwater Horizon, oil rig

Louisiana Bass Trail promotes north Louisiana bass fishing
Posted on 4/20/2017 6:48:00 AM.

North Louisiana is known for its great locations for bass fishing, which is why the Lt. Governor’s Office in partnership with the Office of Tourism and state parks has announced the launch of the Louisiana Bass Trail.

Billy Nungesser, Louisiana Bass Trail, fishing, Sportsman's Paradise

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