Gov. Edwards delivers State of State address at Southern University

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Governor John Bel Edwards will be delivering the State of the State address on Monday, highlighting key goals he’s set for the state of Louisiana in 2021.

The address was held at Southern University’s A.W. Mumford Stadium, enforcing COVID-19 safety protocols.

Governor Edwards reflected on the year 2020, and the high death toll caused by global pandemic. He said he is actively working to regain the strength in Louisiana.

“There is hope.”, said Governor Edwards in reference to COVID-19 in Louisiana. In the past month, Governor Edwards has increased the vaccine eligibility, urging more people to go out and get the vaccine, so the pandemic can be put ‘behind us.’

To view Governor Edwards 2021 legislative agenda, click here.

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