Here in Louisiana, a Prairieville couple started a personal health-care business funded solely with Medicaid money. Then they skipped the mandatory training that their workers were supposed to receive to become certified personal care attendants.
I was reminded of this a couple of weeks ago when I read about the arrest of Jerrica Schreib at the Everett, Wash., Wal-Mart. On Thursday, March 10, police were called to that Wal- Mart after security officers spotted Ms. Schreib, 19, and Donald Coons, 42, in the sporting goods section of the store.
On the contrary, these same “facts” about meth continue to be disseminated. And the more that I investigated this phenomenon, the more convinced I became that all of this misinformation was being produced and “reported” simply to fit some political agenda.
For the record, Alexander School is rated by the CPSB's own Comprehensive Facilities Assessment as our best school in terms of condition. Built in 1912, but extensively renovated / rebuilt over the years, its study score was 15.32 percent. The lower that number, the better the condition of the school.
Even though state revenue for February still was less than it was that time last year, the rate of the decrease is declining, signifying improvement in state tax collections. In December, total state revenue was down 15 percent. In January, it was down 12 percent.
Is LSU a quitter? When the pressures mount and things just don’t go as planned, are there too many instances where the state’s flagship university seems to walk away and pull the plug, with the hopes that the problem will just go away? I have...
Inviting large numbers of students to enroll, then helping those students run up thousands of dollars of debt, then not having those students graduate with job related credentials (called “degrees”) is harmful to the student, as well as to Louisiana taxpayers.
This is the scenario of the San Bernardino shooter, who certainly forfeited his privacy rights when he died in a shootout with police. So why are Apple and privacy advocates in court trying to stop the FBI from opening up the information in the shooter’s phone?.
Last Saturday, I wrote an article about our Caddo Commission's running battle against the rule of law, published online via social media, as well as a post by Will Broyles on his go-to Shreveport / Caddo news site, That article reported on my research into the abuse by some Caddo Parish Commissioners of abstaining from official votes.