New Orleans, Louisiana
29 December 2016
Louisiana Politics & Government
Louisiana state government spent more than $150,000 on Cuba trip
The Louisiana state government spent at least $150,134 on a five-day trade mission in October to Cuba for Gov. John Bel Edwards, Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain and 20 other state workers, according to public records obtained by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Of the total expense, over 23 percent was for the governor's security personnel.