Former governors entertain - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Former governors entertain

Posted: Updated:

Former governors Edwin Edwards, Buddy Roemer, Mike Foster, and Kathleen Blanco all gathered on stage with microphones. The group entertained hundreds of people celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Council for a Better Louisiana.

"There are a lot of people that have a lot of interest in these folks," says Barry Erwin, CABL'S executive director. "Folks enjoyed seeing them together on stage in public like that."

"I can't think of another time that four living former governors got together," says Edwin Edwards. "I'm glad to be here."

Edwards described the governor as the "central focus of power" in Louisiana.

Foster and Blanco worried about the encroachment of partisanship into state politics.

Roemer said the Legislature should be more independent.

Copyright 2012 WAFB. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1414 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801

WAFF Is a Proud Member
of the Raycom Family of Stations

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WAFF. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.