More on John White’s SalaryGate. When will a reporter or constituent ask Bobby Jindal about this behaviour? Is this his Bobby’s idea of a smaller, transparent, honest, accountable government?
It has become so easy to catch Superintendent of Education John White in a lie that the exercise has also become boring.
The latest fabrication to come out of the Department of Education (DOE) was a simultaneous falsehood delivered to both LouisianaVoice and Crazy Crawfish and we’re both calling him out on it—simultaneously.
On Sunday, Oct. 14, LouisianaVoice submitted a public records request to White at 7:08 p.m. and a read receipt showed that he opened our email at 11:32 p.m. that same day.
Our request was straightforward enough, asking that White provide us with “all documents which indicate which employees, including your executive staff, in the Louisiana Department of Education have or will receive pay increases.”
A simple request to be sure and one with which it should have easy to comply.
Instead, the response we received on Monday, Oct. 14, was a lie, pure and simple.
“Our public information…
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