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A crowd of angry, largely unmasked people objecting to Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' mask mandate for schools shouts in opposition to wearing a face covering at the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education meeting, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Baton Rouge, La.. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Eddie Rispone, left, responds to a question as Gov. John Bel Edwards, center, and Republican Rep. Ralph Abraham, right, watch as they participate in the first televised gubernatorial debate Thursday Sept. 19, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. (Bill Feig/The Advocate via AP, Pool)

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Luke Morris, assistant director of the State Revenue department, left, describes to lawmakers the details of Gov. John Bel Edwards' gross receipts tax proposal while Revenue Secretary Kimberly Robinson listens, on Monday, April 24, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Accompanied by his wife Donna Edwards, right partially obscured, Gov. John Bel Edwards, center, laughs while waiting to enter the House chamber to address the joint session during opening day at the Louisiana legislature Monday April 10, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (Bill Fig/The Advocate via AP, Pool)

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Gov. John Bel Edwards, right, addresses the joint session during opening day at the Louisiana legislature Monday April 10, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (Bill Fig/The Advocate via AP, Pool)

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Gov. John Bel Edwards, right, makes a point while addressing the joint session during opening day at the Louisiana legislature Monday, April 10, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (Bill Fig/The Advocate via AP, Pool)

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Speaker of the House Taylor Baras, R-New Iberia, left, and Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, share a laugh after Gov. John Bel Edwards addressed the joint session during opening day at the Louisiana legislature Monday April 10, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (Bill Fig/The Advocate via AP, Pool)

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Gov. John Bel Edwards listens as his revenue secretary, Kimberly Robinson, answers questions about the Edwards administration tax package proposed for the upcoming legislative session, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Gov. John Bel Edwards explains the tax structure rewrite he's proposing for the upcoming legislative session, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Gov. John Bel Edwards, right, listens as Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc talks about efforts to overhaul Louisiana's criminal justice system, to lessen prison rates and boost treatment and training programs, on Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Gov. John Bel Edwards talks about efforts to overhaul Louisiana's criminal justice system, to lessen prison rates and boost treatment and training programs, on Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Matthew Block, Gov. John Bel Edwards' chief lawyer, left, speaks with Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, the governor's chief budget adviser, ahead of a meeting of the Legislature's joint budget committee, on Feb. 23, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Rep. Charles "Bubba" Chaney studies Gov. John Bel Edwards' budget proposal for next year, in a meeting of the Legislature's joint budget committee, on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, the governor's chief budget adviser, answers questions about Gov. John Bel Edwards' budget proposal for next year, in a meeting of the Legislature's joint budget committee, on Feb. 23, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Rep. Charles "Bubba" Chaney studies Gov. John Bel Edwards' budget proposal for next year, in a meeting of the Legislature's joint budget committee, on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Gov. John Bel Edwards listens to comments from lawmakers about his plans to call a mid-February special session to close the state's $304 million deficit, at a legislative hearing on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Rep. Lance Harris, chairman of the House Republican delegation, second from left, asks questions of Gov. John Bel Edwards about his plans to call a mid-February special session to close the state's $304 million deficit, at a legislative hearing on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Gov. John Bel Edwards talks to lawmakers about his plans to call a mid-February special session to close the state's $304 million deficit, at a legislative hearing on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks to the Restore Louisiana Task Force, a flood recovery planning group he created, during its first meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signs a bill to expand and jump-start Louisiana's medical marijuana program, on Thursday, May 19, 2106, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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