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State Rep. Jack McFarland (2021)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-02-08

Duration: 00:32:50

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | State legislators | Gasoline -- Taxation | Transportation


  • McFarland, Jack Speaker


This episode of the series “Press Club” features a speech by State Representative Jack McFarland before a virtual meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on February 8, 2021. McFarland represents House District 13. He discusses his bill to increase the gas tax in order to help pay for the state’s $15 billion backlog in road and infrastructure projects.