Contact Us

Senator David Vitter Says Common Core Feud in Louisiana Is ‘a Mess’

Senator David Vitter talked with us on KEEL this morning about several issues affecting Louisiana, including Common Core.

Sen. Vitter said we do need education standards and he is a supporter of Common Core “in principal.”

Vitter added that he’s still trying to unravel what happens now in light of the Governor’s Executive order which essentially puts a stop to Common Core.

“I am in favor of the strong standards that Common Core represents,” said Vitter.

Governor Bobby Jindal was once a strong supporter of Common Core, but no longer supports the standards. Vitter has announced plans to run for governor.

Vitter also provided an update on the VA Hospital scandal. On his Facebook page, Vitter addresses the VA problem:

No veteran should be put on any secret waiting list. But allegedly, that’s been happening at the Overton Brooks VA center in Shreveport. At a time when we’re learning more and more about rampant mismanagement at the VA across the country, any internal allegations should be taken seriously. I’m calling for a thorough investigation.

NEXT: Jindal Blocks Common Core

Best of 710 KEEL

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://710keel.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KEEL VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KEEL VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.