voting http://wrkf.org en New Laws Impact Voting, Sex Offenders, School Vouchers http://wrkf.org/post/new-laws-impact-voting-sex-offenders-school-vouchers <p>One of the state laws going into effect Jan. 1 provides tax rebates for donations to organizations that will pay private and parochial school tuition for students from low and moderate-income families wanting to escape under-performing public schools. The rebates come into play barely a month after a state judge ruled a similar voucher program couldn’t be paid for through the formula for funding public schools.</p><p>Louisianians will also be able to check boxes on their tax forms to designate resources to fighting fraud in the state’s food stamp program.</p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 23:16:40 +0000 Amy Jeffries 4207 at http://wrkf.org Lod Cook, Charlie Roberts, Barbara Simon, Bernard Taylor http://wrkf.org/post/lod-cook-charlie-roberts-barbara-simon-bernard-taylor <p>LSU alumni Lod Cook and Charlie Roberts discuss matters on interest to the Old War Skule, and Lod's involvement with a possible breakthrough in neurologicial treatment.&nbsp;</p><p>Computer expert Barbara Simons, author of "Broken Ballots", addresses concerns for voting integrity in the electronic age.</p><p>East Baton Rouge Parish Schools Superintendent Dr. Bernard Taylor looks back on his first seven months on the job and lays out his plan for giving Baton Rouge parents more choices for their students.</p><p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Jim Engster 2485 at http://wrkf.org