For the record on highway trust funds, and the new fuels tax: Dr. Shawn Wilson, Sec. DOTD.


There has been, and will continue to be, much discussion over how highway trust funds were spent in the past, and whether voters will support an additional fuel tax in the range of .17 to .23 / gallon to get road and bridge projects moving.  Sec. of DOTD, Dr. Shawn Wilson went on the record on AM Baton Rouge.

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Brian started in radio in late 2004 as a part-time board operator, but “made his bones” in the business a year later when Hurricane Katrina struck, catapulting him into a full time position covering both news and production of live broadcasts. Haldane was promoted to Program Director in 2008 and held that post until 2011 when he was recruited to help launch a new station. In 2011, Brian helped launch Talk 107.3 FM. He was the morning show co-host, and helped build the show and the station into a top 10 performer. From there, Brian has moved on to work in Inbound Marketing, where he strives to marry the worlds of traditional advertising w/ the marketing methods of tomorrow. He also hosts a number of podcasts, including The Red Bayou Show, which is featured here.

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