Governor Edwards Tropical Storm Gordon Preparations By Jessica Rosgaard, Wallis Watkins & Jess Clark • Sep 4, 2018 National Hurricane Center 8 p.m.Mayor LaToya Cantrell has ordered City Hall and all City government offices to open for a half-day on Wednesday, starting at noon. Gov. Edwards Warns Criminal Justice Reform Already Under Attack By Eileen Fleming • Nov 6, 2017 Eileen Fleming / WWNO Gov. John Bel Edwards was in New Orleans last week to accept an award from Court Watch NOLA for his work on criminal justice reform. Ten bills make up the Justice Investment Package, a campaign promise Edwards spearheaded in the State Legislature.