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Ken Carter remembered as a 'larger-than-life New Orleanian'

By Sandra Lane | Aug 7, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – Gov. John Bel Edwards was among state and local leaders honoring Ken Carter, a local attorney and businessman who was one of the city’s first African-American tax assessors, who died Aug. 3 at the age of 74.

Edwards signs bill concerning pretrial timelines

By Jim Tyrrell | Jul 21, 2018

BATON ROUGE — A bill establishing certain pretrial timelines was recently signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards and will take effect later this year.

Governor signs bill concerning legal fees in frivolous domestic abuse claims

By Jim Tyrrell | Jul 21, 2018

Gov. John Bel Edwards recently signed a bill that amends and expands on existing legislation concerning the assignment of legal fees in domestic abuse suits.

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