Community leaders make trip to Baton Rouge
The Joint Budget Committee of the state Legislature held public hearings last week to discuss the use of GARVEE bonds to fund several road projects across the state, including the proposed Interstate 20/I-220 interchange into Barksdale Air Force Base. A contingency of about 20 community and business leaders went to Baton Rouge to share support and answer the committee’s questions about the project.
“They had a lot of questions, really good questions,” said Lisa Johnson, CEO of the Bossier Chamber of Commerce. “Whenever you are bonding out money over 12 years, you want to understand