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Not only does Medicaid place an unreasonable burden on taxpayers, it fails to deliver a significant health benefit to the poor.
Because Bob Mann holds the Manship Chair in Journalism and is the director of the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs at Louisiana State University, and his accusations center around the issue of racism, I feel compelled to respond to his claims.
If the state continues to play its cards right, Louisiana has the potential to provide many more students and families with quality choices for their education and transform public education in the process.
Louisiana’s public schools put themselves in a precarious position by hiring more teachers and administrative personnel, even while the number of students declined. Generous pension and benefit plans have exacerbated this problem.
The issue of higher education salaries has caught the attention of state Rep. Simone Champagne, R-Erath. She passed a resolution this session requesting that the Board of Regents “study executive compensation at the university system offices and boards.” The final report is due to lawmakers in early February 2013.