John Bel Edwards (Democratic Party)
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Edwards signed an executive order to expand Medicaid coverage to 430,000 of the state's working poor. The decision to expand Medicaid cut Louisiana's uninsured rate from 24 percent to just 10 percent, saving lives and improving the quality of life for citizens across the state. Gov.
Is Louisiana in state of emergency?
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a public health emergency in Louisiana on Wednesday as the number of new coronavirus cases in the state continued to grow. The state's first positive test for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, was announced Monday.
Is Louisiana a red state or blue state?
The politics of Louisiana are known for its entrenched corruption and populism. The State has toggled between Democratic and Republican control since the civil war, and has reliably supported populist candidates of all stripes, including Huey Long, Earl Long, David Duke, and George Wallace.