Posts Tagged ‘jindal’

Jindal’s book deal

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Politico:

It’s with Regnery and slated to be out in 2010, with the help of a ghostwriter.

Times-Pic:

Jindal said the book will be a mix of biographical material, “lessons I’ve learned throughout my life” and his thoughts on a range of policy issues.

“I just want to offer my ideas and my experiences to the conversation, ” Jindal said.

Newsmax: Jindal to Turn Down $100 Million in Stimulus Funds

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Newsmax.com:

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday. He explained his decision to turn down $100 million in federal stimulus money for his state.

Transcript follows:

DAVID GREGORY: You have a budget shortfall in Louisiana of $2 billion. Now, under the stimulus plan by the Obama administration, you would get a cut of that. You’d get $4 billion in federal stimulus. But this is what you said on Monday about the stimulus plan: “We’re going to have to review each program, each new dollar to make sure that we understand what are the conditions, what are the strings and see whether it’s beneficial for Louisiana to use those dollars.” And just Friday you made good on that pledge not necessarily to take the federal money, saying that you would reject almost $100 million in federal unemployment assistance. Why would you turn this money down? (more…)