transportation task force

October 21, 2016

Oct. 21: Paying for roads

A state tax on gasoline is the primary source of funding for Louisiana’s crumbling roads and bridges, which face a nearly $13 billion backlog of needed repairs and upgrades.
August 8, 2016

ITEP: Road improvements require revenue

It’s no secret that Louisiana’s roads and bridges are in terrible shape – and that the state doesn’t have enough money to pay for needed repairs and upgrades. Louisiana’s transportation backlog stands at $12.7 billion, and the failure of state policymakers to address these needs continues to hold back Louisiana’s economy.… Read more...