Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards: “We over committed. I don’t know what more I can say.” Rescinds Auctioneer Licensing Board appointment of Louisiana’s first and ONLY African American auctioneer in its history.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards

At the meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club of Monday, May 9, 2016, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards explains his rescission of his appointment of Rev. Freddie Lee Phillips to the Louisiana Auctioneer Licensing Board (LALB):



Robert Burns provides introduction, followed by Gov. Edwards and Rev. Phillips’ dialogue
about the rescission of Phillips’ appointment.

Click here for EXTENSIVE detail on Rev. Phillips’ reporting of payroll fraud being condoned (and flaunted) by LALB & IDB members.

Click here for JBE’s press release of 4/20/16 appointing Rev. Phillips.

Click here for screen-shot of 5/5/15 of Gov. Edwards LALB appointments.


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