Zurik: New documents reveal more double-dipping by state senator

A law professor and a CPA say a state senator needs to be investigated following new information that Wesley Bishop called in sick to his full-time job at Southern University of New Orleans to fulfill his part-time job in the legislature.

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  Zurik: New documents reveal more double-dipping by state senator

A law professor and a CPA say a state senator needs to be investigated following new information that Wesley Bishop called in sick to his full-time job at Southern University of New Orleans to fulfill his part-time job in the legislature.

Zurik: Senator’s response to FOX 8 investigation called ‘ridiculous’

A state senator in eastern New Orleans has a full time job at Southern University of New Orleans. When he works his part-time job in the Legislature, he uses SUNO sick time. That appears to be against the law.

Zurik: State senator pocketing money while calling in sick

Documented proof has been discovered that a Louisiana state senator may be breaking the law.

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