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Mar 09, 2013
BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the reappointment of John Young to the Interstate 49 South Feasibility and Funding Task Force.
The Interstate 49 South Feasibility and Funding Task Force serves to assess the benefits and support of upgrading U.S. 90 to an interstate. Additionally, the task force evaluates what impacts such an upgrade would have on Louisiana, its citizens, and the environment.
According to executive order BJ 08-43, the task force is comprised of a maximum of twenty-three gubernatorial appointments including the following:
John F. Young, Jr., of Metairie, is the Jefferson Parish President. Young will be reappointed to serve as a representative of the New Orleans Metropolitan Planning Organization, as required by executive order.