Gov. Edwards: Easter Bunny Won’t Deliver Roads, Bridges

Gov. Edwards: Easter Bunny won’t deliver roads, bridges


Gov. John Bel Edwards said Louisiana must increase its 16-cent per gallon tax on gasoline for the state to be able to address a $13 billion backlog in deferred maintenance or build new roads and bridges. Greg Hilburn/USA Today Network

Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks with former LSU and NFL quarterback Bert Jones, center, and West Monroe Mayor Dave Norris Wednesday during a breakfast at Squire Creek in Choudrant.(Photo: Greg Hilburn/USA Today Network)

CHOUDRANT — Gov. John Bel Edwards began a full day of lobbying, groundbreaking and ribbon cutting in north central Louisiana here at Squire Creek Wednesday  …

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