FIRST YEAR IN OFFICE - Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards knew he was entering the governor’s office in crisis mode, inheriting a massive financial mess when his term began a year ago—if only that was the sole crisis to cross his desk before his first anniversary. The Democrat, who won office with 56% of the vote, got more tragedy and upheaval than many governors see in their full tenure. Gov. Edwards enters his second year with a other challenges including fixing a state budget deficit, addressing TOPS tuition costs and more.