Legislative Issues

January 14, 2021

DOTD chief skeptical for any gas tax hike in 2021

BY WILL SENTELL | STAFF WRITER Louisiana’s transportation chief Monday stopped just short of dismissing chances for a gas tax hike in 2021 that is being […]
January 6, 2021

Proposed gas tax hike would also alter DOTD spending, operations

Source: Stephanie Riegel | BR Business Report A Baton Rouge-based coalition determined to invest in the state’s crumbling roads and bridges will once again push for a […]
December 30, 2020

Our Views: Welcome new investment in Louisiana’s petrochemical industry

STAFF EDITORIAL With the nation — and the world — seriously hurt economically during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s good news that Louisiana continues to be an attractive place […]
November 19, 2020

Louisiana Ranks 31st in the Nation in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Louisiana’s best rankings are in administrative disbursements per mile, capital and bridge disbursements per mile, and rural fatality rate. November 19, 2020 Louisiana’s highway system ranks […]