Congressman Tanner Magee On Legislative Session Success

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State Representative Tanner Magee was a rock star during the legislative session!  He spoke with Brian about all the bills that he helped pass.

What is the Louisiana infrastructure bill?

Magee discussed the infrastructure bill that moves Deepwater Horizon funds to the transportation trust fund that would take care of a number of projects across the state.  Magee explains what projects will be improved because of the funding and why he decided to use the Deepwater Horizon funds on infrastructure.

What is the new framework for ride sharing services in Louisiana?

In regards to ride sharing services, representative Magee talks about the new framework put in place by DOTD.  He explains how certain parishes didn’t have ride sharing services because Uber and Lyft didn’t want every parish to have its own set of regulations.  This bill provides a statewide framework for ride sharing services and gives more uniformity to the regulations.

 

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Brian Haldane

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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