Erich Ponti, Fix Our Roads (2019)
The Press Club
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2019-04-01
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.