Robert Travis Scott, President of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, fills in for Jim today and the topic of conversation is Louisiana Roads and Transportation.
Louisiana State Rep. and Chair of the Transportation Committee, Karen St. Germain joins Robert in studio along with the head of the Louisiana Good Roads & Transportation Association Inc., Major General John Basilica. Together the three of them talk about roads, traffic, bridges, and everything else in between that Louisianians face on a daily basis when they get in their cars.
Also, Comedian Kent Gonsoulin joins Robert in the studio to talk about his career in Comedy and discuss well-know legendary Louisiana Boudreaux and Thibodeaux joke.
With Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu's vote, the Senate decided Thursday to move ahead with debate on the reauthorization of the farm bill.Meanwhile, two other significant pieces of legislation that the senior senator backs have stalled.
WRKF's Amy Jeffries caught up with Sen. Landrieu about the progress of the farm bill and the stalemate around the Transportation and Paycheck Fairness bills.