Louisiana Governor Edwards Briefing on Hurricane Ida Response

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) held a news conference to discuss damage from Hurricane Ida as well as the state’s response to the storm. Governor Edwards called the… read more

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) held a news conference to discuss damage from Hurricane Ida as well as the state’s response to the storm. Governor Edwards called the hurricane a “catastrophic storm” and said it was one of the “strongest hurricanes that ever impacted the state.” He also confirmed one death and said he expected the number of deaths connected to the storm to “go up considerably over the next couple of days.” Regarding storm damage, the governor spoke about electrical outages that were impacting over 1.1 million homes and businesses and said his focus was on returning electricity to hospitals. close

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Louisiana Governor Edwards Briefing on Hurricane Ida Response

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Program ID:
514371-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Aug 30, 2021 | 5:03pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Aug 31, 2021 | 3:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Aug 30, 2021 | 6:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 2021 | 6:24pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 30, 2021 | 9:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2021 | 12:18am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 31, 2021 | 3:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2021 | 5:12am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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