Governor John Bel Edwards held his traditional year-end press conference last week. It marked not only the end of 2019, but the end of his first term.
His core message?
“Our state is operating from a position of strength, not the position of weakness where we were four years ago,” Edwards said.
The Democratic governor touted budget stability, GDP growth, Medicaid expansion-- all familiar talking points from the campaign trail.
And his plans for 2020 sounded awfully familiar too.