September 26, 2014
LSWI3803 - September 26, 2014
State Workers Health Care Changes, LPB American Graduate Day, Varsity, Inc.: The Business of College Sports
State Workers Health Care Changes (04:20) Next month is the open enrollment period for state workers to decide on a health insurance plan provided by the Office of Group Benefits. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said the plans may not be legal because the Jindal Administration did not allow sufficient time for public comment and legislative review. The Louisiana House of Representatives scheduled a special public meeting on the matter. Charlie Whinham will have the latest. SHARE
Varsity, Inc.: The Business of College Sports (12:51) How big is the business of college sports in Louisiana? Should student-athletes receive compensation for their efforts? Expenditures in big-time college sports grew nearly twice as much as spending on academics. This month’s Louisiana Public Square explores the future of college sports in Louisiana and across the country. SHARE
LPB American Graduate Day (20:04) JAG stands for Jobs for America’s Graduates. It’s a national dropout and recovery program that is being used in middle and high schools statewide. The program will be featured on PBS’ American Graduate Day this Saturday. Shauna Sanford will have a preview. SHARE
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