Tax Changes, Superintendent Evaluation, Gun Control
LSWI3619 - January 18, 2013
Governor Jindal says he wants to eliminate Louisiana’s personal income taxes in order to bring more business and jobs to the state. Lawmakers say it’s a subject that will get plenty of debate on the upcoming legislative session. Charlie Whinham has the details. State Superintendent of Education John White has been on the job for a year. Southern Ed Desk reporter Sue Lincoln tells us what the state’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) thinks about his performance so far. As the debate over gun control heats up nationally, state lawmakers are reviewing what is working to keep schools safe and what improvements need to be made. Shauna Sanford talks with Representatives Rogers Pope (R) and Ted James (D) about proposals at the federal and state levels.