We found out on Friday that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has vetoed a bill that would have required him to preserve and make public all documents his office handles regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.
Jindal said the legislation would have hurt the state’s position in future litigation against BP PLC. Of course, those records would be subject to discovery in any litigation, so Jindal’s veto appears to have more with hiding them from the public and media.
Read: Jindal Vetoes Bill To Open Oil Spill Records (WDSU.com)