Monday, June 01, 2009

School dentistry debate in House today -

This probably helped the Louisiana Dental Association get a state-wide fluoridation law passed last year: "Dentists gave more than $325,000 to lawmakers last year through two political action committees, according to a transcript of a presentation Donaldson gave to the Louisiana Dental Association earlier this year that was provided to The Times-Picayune by opponents of the bill. Donaldson said the money helped give the association 'a pretty good reputation' at the Legislature, according to the transcript."