METAIRIE, La. (WGNO) — U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy is in Metairie Thursday morning ahead of talks on infrastructure on Lake Pontchartrain in Southeast Louisiana.

At 10:45 a.m., Cassidy will hold a press conference regarding how to use funds from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to improve Lake Pontchartrain.

Those expected to be in attendance include:

  • The Executive Committee of the Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program
  • Representatives from the University of New Orleans’ Research and Technology Foundation
  • Local elected officials

Watch the press conference live at 10:45 in the player above.