The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance alerted colleges and universities today that they were stopping TOPS payments immediately because of uncertaintly related to the state budget.If you're interested in watching the Governor's speech you can stream it live here beginning at 6:30. If you're interested in John Kennedy's
“Due to the possibility of state budget cuts, all TOPS payments are being suspended until further notice,” said an email that went out to all TOPS eligible institutions at 3 p.m. “More details will be provided as information becomes available.”
Gus Wales, a spokesman for LOSFA, said the email was sent out as a “precautionary measure, until we learn more about the implications of the potential budget cuts.”
I wonder how much money Kennedy could find if he asked his "aggressive stop and frisk" brigade to collect 50 cents from the turned out pockets of every suspicious character they encounter.