WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Justice is pursuing a lawsuit to block Louisiana's statewide school voucher program. Filed in U.S. District Court, the petition would bar Louisiana's Department of Education from awarding vouchers without federal court authorization. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, and United States Senator Tim Scott will discuss the issue in a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference, Wednesday, September 18, 11:30 a.m., National Press Building, 529 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.
Patti Giglio, NPC Newsmakers Committee/Host
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