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Lt. Gov. Nungesser On Mardi Gras And The Louisiana Tourism Industry

Patrick Madden
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WWNO

Mardi Gras has finally arrived, and people all across Louisiana are celebrating — from Galliano to Shreveport and everywhere in between.

The weeks of revelry leading up to Fat Tuesday aren't just a good time — they're a major economic driver for the state. 

For this Mardi Gras edition of Capitol Access, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser discusses the impact carnival season has on the Louisiana tourism industry.

Paul Braun was WRKF's Capitol Access reporter, from 2019 through 2023.