Hiking the Gas Tax Gains Traction in Louisiana, Tolls Not Cited

The Advocate (Baton Rouge) reports, “A state task force on how to repair Louisiana’s transportation problems is hearing citizen support for an increase in the gasoline tax, the co-chairman of the panel said Thursday October 20]. Shawn Wilson, secretary for the state Department of Transportation and Development, said regional meetings of the group have turned up widespread comments that there is a funding problem for roads and bridges.”