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Erich Ponti, Fix Our Roads (2019)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-04-01

Duration: 00:31:59

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Transportation | ROADS | BRIDGES | Gasoline -- Taxation


  • Ponti, Erich Speaker


A speech by Erich Ponti before the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 1, 2019. Ponti is the president of the Louisiana Coalition to Fix Our Roads. He discusses: the members of the coalition; their mission; their statewide grassroots public awareness campaign; and their support of a legislative measure to increase the gas tax in order to provide funding for the state’s roads and bridges. He also answers questions from the audience.