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Our Infrastructure Report Card…somebody’s going to be grounded

Our Infrastructure Report Card…somebody’s going to be grounded

Louisiana is known as the gateway to the Americas. Our extensive waterways, abundant ports, and oil and gas system are some of the greatest assets in our arsenal. But did you know that last year the American Society of Civil Engineers gave Louisiana a grade of C- for our infrastructure?

Brain-eating amoebas, sinking streets, “high-hazard” dams, “deficient” bridges… No, we won’t stand for it! We need world-class ports, streets, and rail to transport the food, energy, and goods that we deliver to the nation. Our ports alone move 500 million tons of cargo each year.

The specific low grades that Louisiana scored — D for roads, D+ for bridges, D+ for drinking water, and C- for ports, to name a few — are a call for reform. Louisiana has outdated infrastructure, and the time has come to modernize.

What it Means to be a Third Coaster

What it Means to be a Third Coaster

A Third Coaster is someone who sees our state’s potential and wants to act on that potential to bring about a better Louisiana. A Third Coaster recognizes that while the state has come a long way, there are concrete ways to make Louisiana a place with a strong middle class, low unemployment rates, advanced infrastructure, quality education, sustainable environmental policies, and where all citizens have accessible health care. These aren’t novel priorities, but Third Coast Leadership is a new way to get us there — and we’re energized!

Third Coasters choose to be an active part of creating the new and improved Louisiana. They know that Third Coast Leadership PAC is instrumental in this development because it recognizes and supports who and what will move Louisiana forward. Members of the team value the issues that Third Coast brings to the forefront, and they make the decision to take action instead of sitting back and watching Louisiana move ahead without them. Third Coasters know that great things are going to happen in the state and want to be at the center of it all.

If this description resonates with you, join our team and help us create a better Louisiana.