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Kenneth Perret, La. Good Roads (2015)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-08-10

Duration: 00:28:35

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Perret, Kenneth | Louisiana Good Roads & Transportation Association | Transportation | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Gasoline -- Taxation


  • Perret, Kenneth Speaker


A speech by Kenneth Perret before the Baton Rouge Press Club on August 10, 2015. Perret is the president of the Louisiana Good Roads and Transportation Association. He discusses: the recent report by the Legislative Auditor on the Louisiana Transportation Trust Fund; the high cost of bad roads; the multiplier effect of investments in infrastructure; infrastructure’s role in attracting new businesses and industry to the state; how Louisiana’s gas tax compares to other states; the low ratings for Louisiana’s roads and bridges; and the association’s recommendations.