Mayor Broome to announce plans for proposed transportation tax
BATON ROUGE – Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced that she will reveal plans for a proposed 5-mil property tax to fund better transportation for roads in Baton Rouge, her office announced on Thursday.
The proposal for the tax to go on voters' ballots in November will go before the Metro Council on Wednesday, July 26.
Other issues that will be discussed are public safety, flood recovery and HIV/AIDS prevention.
Broome will hold a press conference to detail her plans on Monday, July 24 at 10 a.m.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
State wrestling tournament gives downtown BR a boost in business
FDA approves emergency use of single-shot COVID vaccine from Johnson & Johnson
Local leaders, organizations bring vaccination site to North Baton Rouge
104-year-old celebrates another year
Officials expect fairs, festivals to resume statewide in the near future with...