Gov. Bobby Jindal managed to be both right and wrong in his latest communication about the U.S. Department of Justice’s suit against Louisiana’s scholarship voucher program: the Pres. Barack Obama Administration has shifted tactics, but its goal to rewrite jurisprudence in the way it finds ideologically acceptable remains the same.
The politics behind the decision made by state District Judge Tim Kelley are murky to discern, but, despite an adverse ruling in part, the decision actually favors reformers, including Gov. Bobby Jindal, supporting the scholarship voucher program.
No doubt, elected Judges can be disinterested and impartial adjudicators of facts and interpreters of law.
What's happening in the world of Louisiana politics and government today? There's local and statewide elections qualifying that began today. Forward New Orleans has taken a stand on public schools. The Department of Education is vouching for its education reform of promoted by Governor Bobby Jindal.
Here are recent press releases and qualifying (unofficial) as of the time of publishing this article.
A recent tour group happened by the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge recently. Wide-eyed and cameras at the ready, they made their way up the 50 steps, each given the name of one of the states. They entered the stately rotunda adorned with brass and a large round state seal embedded in the middle of the floor, complete with each of the state’s 64 parishes.