Kevin Pearson in Ponchatoula

Ponchatoula has become Louisiana’s first Purple Heart City, remembering veterans who have earned the distinguished Purple Heart medal. Kevin Pearson, in Ponchatoula and in attendance of the groundbreaking, was interviewed by Ken Benitez of Action News 17.

Action News 17, which covers the local news spanning Tangipahoa and four other parishes across Louisiana along the I-12/I-55, attended the groundbreaking. At the event, Action News 17 asked Kevin Pearson questions about his candidacy for the race of Louisiana Public Service Commissioner in District 1. Watch here:

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