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Transportation Funding (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-04-05

Duration: 00:05:21

Subjects: Transportation | ROADS | Gasoline -- Taxation


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Ponti, Erich Speaker
  • Carter, Steve Interviewee


This segment from the April 5, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on a proposal by the Louisiana Coalition to Fix Our Roads for increased transportation funding. Moreau interviews State Representative Steve Carter, who discusses the coalition’s support of a bill phasing in the increase of the gasoline tax in order to fund road construction. This report also includes highlights of Erich Ponti, the president of the coalition, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club.