BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Gov. John Bel Edwards helped open the Louisiana Transportation Conference in Baton Rouge on Monday.
He spoke to state transportation leaders at the River Center about the importance of improving methods and infrastructure across the state, especially along the I-10 corridor.
Edwards said that even though the state is in the middle of its worst budget crisis in history, he's certain lawmakers will keep transportation a priority.
The conference will wrap up Wednesday.