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Jeremy Alford

Governor wraps work on session bills

With this year's regular session four weeks behind him, Gov. John Bel Edwards endorsed his final batch of bills Monday and essentially closed the legislative policy book for his inaugural term in office.
Like many members of the state Legislature, Edwards is up for re-election this fall and the recent session was his final shot to deliver on campaign promises and influence legislation.
The governor signed three bills into law, including Act 20 and Act 30, which will guide the state's spending on major infrastructure projects.

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After 10th Annual Delcambre Boat Parade, Elise Mencacci gives check to St. Jude

The recently held 10th annual Delcambre Boat Poker Run honored Elise Mencacci the 10-year-old daughter of Taylor and Amy Mencacci of Erath and the children of St. Jude's Baton Rouge Affiliate Clinic.
Elise is a survivor at St. Jude's Children's Hospital; she was diagnosed at the age of 3 years old and fought her battle for 2 years. She is now in remission.

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The campaign aims to reduce cigarette butt leader by giving something for smokers to put them in rather than throwing them on the ground.

Keep Abbeville Beautiful, Keep Louisiana Beautiful team up to reduce cigarette butt litter

Keep Your Butts in Your Pants is a campaign aimed to reduce cigarette butt litter by distributing pocket ashtrays to smokers and encouraging them to properly dispose of the butts. Keep Abbeville Beautiful has recruited several convenient stores to partner and implement this campaign.

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Aidn Brousard represents the Police Jury on the VEDA board.

Aidan Broussard to represent Police Jury on Economic Development Board

We’re at the halfway point of 2019 and the Vermilion Economic Development Alliance is hard at work carrying out its plan for the year. To help provide vision and direction for the staff and programming is the organization’s 15-member board. The board members represent Vermilion Parish cities, towns, and government organizations as well as the Chamber of Commerce.



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