USA Today has published an in-depth look at NCAA President Mark Emmert's past, revealing a trail of scandal where he has used his political skills to leave town before they blow up, blaming others for his own mistakes. The only person touting his skills seems to be the head hunter who has helped him climb the academic ladder to reach his dream job of running the NCAA. The story is running nationally in Gannett-owned newspapers. Read the original story at the link below.
State Treasurer John Kennedy says a plan by Governor Bobby Jindal to pay vendors through an electronic transfer of funds through the Bank of America could result in a fiasco similar to the uproar caused when the administration attempted to issue state income tax refunds on debit cards and he wants more information before signing off. Kennedy said he has scheduled a meeting with the administration next week, but could end up taking them to court for usurping his constitutional duties.