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Hour A, Segment 4
School voucher program ruled unconstitutional
Medicare fraud investigation
In Louisiana, a district court judge ruled (PDF) that the state's recently launched school voucher program is unconstitutional because it diverts tax money away from government-run schools. A similar case is pending in Indiana.
Kate Rhea is a general-assignment reporter for The World and Everything in It.
Life Care Centers of America is under investigation for alleged defrauding of Medicare (PDF) going back to at least 2006. The Tennessee-based company, which operates a 28-state chain of nursing homes, is fighting the allegations.
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