In part two of a three-part Google Hangout webcast interview with Louisiana treasurer John Kennedy, the discussion turned to the Louisiana budget deficit and the state’s consultant contracts. In part I of the interview, as he has done so in the past, Kennedy, pointed out that Louisiana’s budget obligations have been met by using budget gimmicks, one-time monies, depleting various dedicated trust accounts, severely cutting education while allowing bloated government consulting contracts to prosper.
As anticipated, Bill Cassidy (R) and Mary Landrieu (D) would qualify for the US Senate position for Louisiana. As of this time, Rob Maness, a Tea Party favorite has not qualified but is expected to do so.
One day after a court ruling, Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, through his Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols, held a joint news conference Wednesday morning to discuss the next steps related to the Common Core contract and standards.
What is the future for Louisiana's budgetary problems, healthcare, hospitals, helping the elderly and services such as education?
These were some of the issues discussed in a Bayoubuzz.com Google Hangout interview webcasted live Wednesday morning with Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal took another legal hit on his efforts to stop the use of PARRC test which he claims was procured in an illegal manner and in his efforts to stop Common Core in Louisiana.