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State Rep. Hollis Downs (2011)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-05-09

Duration: 00:27:29

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Downs, Hollis H. | State legislators | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Transportation | STATE BUDGET


  • Downs, Hollis Speaker


A speech by State Representative Hollis Downs before the Baton Rouge Press Club on May 9, 2011. Downs is a member of the House Transportation Committee. He talks about the history of transportation funding in the state, the need for a revenue source to address transportation infrastructure needs, a proposed constitutional amendment to add revenue via user fees, and the projects across the state that this funding would address.