LOUISIANA GOVERNMENT

Gov. John Bel Edwards to critics calling him a “liar” about raising taxes: Get it out of your system, then come back to work

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks at the unveiling of the new LSU gymnastics training facility, Saturday, February 6, 2016, during an open house and ribbon cutting in Baton Rouge, La.

Recently elected Gov. John Bel Edwards said he’s aware that some of his critics are accusing him of flip flopping on the issue of raising taxes, following a campaign where he stated he had no intentions of doing so. In an interview with Advocate reporters and editors, Edwards restated his defense that he was unaware that the budget deficits for this… Continue reading →

View All Latest News

Opinion

Photos

Sports

Entertainment

EatPlayLive

Food & Dining

Videos

Columnists

Today’s Front Page

Front page image for this publication Subscribe to the eEdition

Spotlight

  • Higher Education Guide

    A guide to schools, colleges and universities for parents and students

  • Back To School

    Everything you need to know for the upcoming 2015 school year