More Budgetary Hijinks from Bobby Jindal
I have been chronicling the ever-increasing state budget deficit in Louisiana, Bobby Jindal’s ideologically doctrinaire and ineffectual attempts to find a solution to that deficit that does not involve raising any taxes, and the catastrophic impact that this situation will almost certainly have on Lousiana’s public colleges and universities.
This past week Jindal floated another proposal that confirms that he is not only never going to be the GOP nominee for the presidency but also never ought to have been elected governor of a state.
On February 11, an article by Juan Sanchez was published on the website of WDSL in New Orleans . The article contains the following capsule summary of the budget deficit’s potential impact on public higher education in Louisiana:
“Last week, the state announced that up to $400 million is being considered for higher education next year to help cope with a $1.6 billion budget shortfall.
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