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Gov. Edwards to meet with President Biden in Lake Charles Thursday

Joe Biden
Posted at 6:46 PM, May 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-05 19:56:44-04

Governor John Bel Edwards will travel to Lake Charles on Thursday to meet with President Joe Biden, the governor's office announced Wednesday evening.

Biden is set to visit Lake Charles and New Orleans to promote his plan to revitalize infrastructure and create millions of jobs.

While in Lake Charles, the governor and Biden are set to discuss hurricane recovery, infrastructure, and the American Rescue Plan.

The president will arrive at Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles at 12:15 p.m. and deliver remarks on the American Jobs Plan near the Calcasieu River Bridge at 1:25 p.m.

He will depart Lake Charles for New Orleans at 2:30 p.m., where he will tour the Carrollton Water Plant. He is set to depart New Orleans for Joint Base Andrews around 5:40 p.m.

Read more on the president's trip here.

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