At least three North Louisiana legislators voted this morning for a statewide one-cent sales tax hike that would have funded highway construction and maintenance.
HB 778: Levies a 1% state sales and use tax for 10 years to be used for construction of specific highway and bridge projects that are part of the major economic development corridors of the state, and investment in the La. State Transportation Infrastructure Bank.
Voting for the bill were:
See here who voted how.
The bill failed on a 52-42 vote. It needed a 2/3 vote to pass.
You will never, ever, read about these votes, or any other votes by legislators, in The Ruston Daily Leader, The (Shreveport, LA) Times, or The (Monroe, LA) News Star.