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|Document Title||Description||Issue Area||Posted|
|"Replacement" Hospital for Big Charity Opens||
Well, ten years later, here it is.
|Breaking news! The State of Louisiana releases an RFI for the redevelopment of Charity Hospital.||
|Adaptive Reuse Proposal Synopsis for Charity Hospital||
After several meetings with healthcare and justice advocates, SaveCharityHospital.com proposes that the million...
|Charity Hospital Will Be ...............||
On Wednesday June 11, Planning
|750 former employees gather for a sneak peek of the documentary film Big Charity||
On Saturday April 19, 2014, 750 former...
|Racial & Economic Justice||30-Apr-14|
|Updated: 2014 City Wide Election: Where do the Candidates Stand?||
Big Charity was - and still is...
|2014 City Wide Election: Where do the Candidates Stand?||
The next couple of weeks will be very important in determining the fate of Big Charity. She was - and still is -...
|The Lens Publishes RESIDENTS Ideas for Adaptive Reuse of Charity Hospital||
Today, as part of The Lens series soliciting resident's...
|Why Charity for a Civic Center when Judges emphatically said no?||30-Jul-13|
|Letter shows Mayor Landrieu endorsed building a new courthouse on Duncan Plaza||
As reported by SaveCharityHospital.com last week - and as Planning
|Updated: Charity Hospital Plans: Top Secret?||
Much information has been revealed lately about Planning
|And the elephant is pushed down the road once again. State Civil Service Commission vote to approve privatizations||
|Action! Tell the State Civil Service Commission not to reconsider their vote against Charity worker layoffs.||
Racial & Economic Justice
|Update: Civil Service Commission votes no on Charity Hospital layoffs!||
At the State Civil Service Commission today - Wednesday June 5, 2013, Racial & Economic Justice
|Has Obama been swindled?||
Racial & Economic Justice
|Jindal killed the sacred cow||
On Monday December 10, 2012 Bobby Jindal effectively put a fork in the sacred cow - known as the Charity Hospital...
|Racial & Economic Justice||12-Dec-12|
|Flying Without A Safety Net Means People Will Die||
LSU's Decision to cut the charity out of the 7 Charity Hospitals in Southern Louisiana, instigated at the...
|Taj-Ma-Hospital Construction Motors On. But Why Bother?||
LSU's Taj-Ma-Hospital is looking more and more like Taj-Ma-Impossible these...
|Plans Plans Plans.... “LSU Needs Some Time To Develop A Plan".||
The title quote is taken from an article in...
|Palas Hotel will implode July 22||
Reporting on the University Medical Center Board meeting yesterday.
|What do administrators of the new VA hospital know that we don't?||
There were some interesting developments at the UMC Board meeting last Thursday April 12, 2012.
|UMC Board to meet Thursday, April 12 2012||
The UMC Board are set to hold their monthly meeting tomorrow at 1PM.
|LSU's programmatic requirements shrink as it seeks to grab more land||
Last week, a little noticed item appeared on the March 13, 2012 Property Rights
|2:00 pm Saturday, March 3, 2012 - POST KATRINA CONFLICT AND CHANGE: LSU/VA HOSPITALS, PROGRESS OR CIVIC DISASTER||
Racial & Economic Justice
|Tomorrow, after 4 consecutive months, the UMC board will finally hold a board meeting||
|Video: UMC Board finally gets the business plan - THEY WANT - passed||
The UMC Board were in Baton Rouge on Friday, September 16th to present a business...
|A business plan full of holes. Sign the petition!||10-Sep-11|
|An "all options" study without Charity Hospital IS NOT an "all options study"!||
The UMC board are set to meet on Thursday afternoon at 1:00PM to hear a presentation by Vérité...
|Racial & Economic Justice||3-Sep-11|
|VIDEO : Dr. John says: Bring back Charity Hospital!||
Dr. John says...
|Racial & Economic Justice||27-Aug-11|
|Now more than ever, the UMC Board needs to hear your voice - in support of Charity||
What’s more embarrassing?
|Racial & Economic Justice||25-Aug-11|
|You CAN Make A Difference - Sign The New Petition!||
|Poof...UMC Board cancels monthly meeting. Again.||
The UMC Board has, rather suspiciously, cancelled its monthly meeting scheduled for tomorrow, August 4, 2011.
|Tell the UMC Board to stop wasting taxpayer dollars on a boondoggle||
SaveCharityHospital.com, along with 26 other community organizations, sponsored a great event on Tuesday evening...
|Save the Date: Treasurer Kennedy Invites Public Comment on the UMC||
Treasurer Kennedy is coming to town.
|State Treasurer Kennedy tackling UMC financing in New Orleans||
Unless $400 million materializes out of thin air in the next 10 days, the UMC is still, Fiscal Responsibility
|UMC Board meets tomorrow: Call for full consideration of the Charity Hospital option!||
Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 13, the UMC Board will hold its monthly meeting at 1:00 p.m. in the basement of the LSU...
|UMC rocked by more uncertainty - Board pulls HUD application||
Wow. The UMC Board pulled its pre-application for HUD mortgage insurance - a federal government guarantee that...
|Propaganda machines - running in high gear||
Since the presentation of the Kaufman-Hall report, very little has changed regarding the proposed UMC hospital in...
|Beyond HCR-59 - the Fight Continues||
HCR-59 was defeated today in the House. Strangely, it was defeated after several amendments to the resolution...
|Press Release: Advocates Request that Kaufman Hall Associates review the FHL/RMJM Hillier Report||
|No, Charity is Not Off the Table||
Why are several key figures saying that rebuilding a healthcare facility inside the existing Charity Hospital is &...
|UMC a "Done Deal"? Not After Today||
Today, a resolution that requires the full Lousiana legislature to approve the business and plan and financing for...
|BREAKING NEWS---- UMC Plans Face Serious Opposition as Vitter, Kennedy, and Tucker Pitch Alternative||
Senator David Vitter, House Speaker Jim Tucker, Treasurer John Kennedy and state leaders sent a letter today -...
|UMC - City Council Caves, Financial Uncertainty Rages On||
Two big things happened in the past week.
|Get Ready: A “Revised” Kaufman-Hall Report is likely coming soon||
On Thursday, the UMC Board meets at 1 p.m. deep in the bowels of the LSU Medical School complex.
|A Bucket of Bravado||
That's what Jerry Jones with the Office of...
|Behind the Veil: UMC backers move into damage control mode||
In a email to his fellow members, a state legislator apparently had this to say yesterday as he and supporters...
|State Legislators Serve A Blow To Taj-Ma-Hospital Plan||
|Same Message, Bigger Megaphone||
In recent weeks, the chorus of skepticism and opposition to the state's proposed UMC "Taj Ma Hospital" has...
|Action Steps - Act Now!||
Below are a number of key developments that have transpired lately - and some action steps that you can take to help...
|Racial & Economic Justice||9-May-11|
|UMC Board tells its financial analysts: "Redo The Figures"||
While Mayor Landrieu and Governor Jindal continue to push to contort New Orleans into a medical city befitting...
|Why Was New Orleans's Charity Hospital Allowed to Die?||
The national article authored by Roberta Gratz that appears in The Nation this week summarizes many of the issues...
|Racial & Economic Justice||29-Apr-11|
|UMC "Groundbreaking" today: The fiscal irresponsibility continues||
What do you do when your full hospital financing just won't materialize?
|BioDistrict Issue Heats Up||
SaveCharityHospital has always taken a keen interest in GNOBEDD, also known as BioDistrict New Orleans. ...
|The illusion of momentum: state sets premature "groundbreaking" ceremony for UMC hospital||
Bobby Jindal and company, aided and abetted by local media figures, would have you believe that all is well with the...
|Author of BioDistrict legislation to hold town hall meetings this week||
Senator Karen Carter Peterson is hosting 4 town hall meetings in New Orleans this week. [More information below]
|Waking up and smelling the devastation||
Unfortunately, it took the complete razing of a neighborhood for the national media to begin paying serious...
|Why were demolitions underway today in the UMC Footprint?||
It was our understanding, according to an article in yesterday's Times-Picayune ( Planning
|Utilizing Lessons Learned: Concerns for the UMC Footprint||
Lately, the VA Hospital Footprint is growing increasingly bleak as more and more homes are demolished and moved...
|Mayor Landrieu Meets with Save Charity Advocates at City Hall, Accepts Over 10,000 Petitions||
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu met with a delegation of concerned citizens today at City Hall to accept over 10,...
|Urgent: Call for a moratorium on demolitions in the LSU/VA Footprint||
Given the continuing uncertainty surrounding the financing for the proposed University Medical Center (UMC) in Lower...
|State awarded $475 million, yet still cannot proceed with new hospital||Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||27-Jan-10|
|Editorial boards take notice: Charity a State issue with National consequences||13-Jan-10|
|Charity Hearing Behind Closed Doors||Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Preservation, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||9-Jan-10|
|BREAKING: Streamlining Commission Orders Independent Analysis!|
|Video: Treasurer Kennedy's On The fiscal Realities Of The Proposed UMC Hospital||
More than 26 neighborhood and community organizations Fiscal Responsibility
|Call Speaker Jim Tucker! HCR 59 Pushed To Today - Tuesday June 21, 2011||
Dear SaveCharityHospital.com supporters,
|Action: Not too late! HCR 59 pushed to Tuesday June 21, 2011||
Dear SaveCharityHospital.com supporter,
|Greasing the Skids||
Tomorrow, the Public Works Committee of the New Orleans City Council will consider the revocation of the streets in...
|CPC to meet tomorrow April 12 - 1:30 PM to discuss revocation of streets||
The City of New Orleans has yet to revoke the public streets in the UMC Footprint - a legal step that is...
|Senator Vitter Slams UMC, Calls for Retrofit of Charity Hospital||
Even Senator Vitter thinks the UMC and State of Louisiana are acting imprudently by continuing to push forward with...
|Press Conference - Save McDonogh No. 11 - Tuesday, February 15, 2011||
GROUPS TO CALL FOR SAVING Preservation
|Back into Charity - Back on the Table||
We've been saying it for years: LSU and the State of Louisiana should locate its teaching hospital in historic...
|The perfect example - of what could go drastically wrong with BioDistrict New Orleans||Planning||10-Feb-11|
|BioDistrict to present at Mid-City Neighborhood Organization Monday||
An important meeting is happening tomorrow evening at Grace Episcopal Church.
|BioDistrict plan goes after Charity, envisions destruction of parts of Mid-City||
"Will my house be a park? Are they going to force me out? Are they...
|Things might not be going along quite as swimmingly as we thought||
We've been watching the fallout since last Wednesday when Fiscal Responsibility
|A Fishy Meeting...Hmmm...||
On January 12, 2011, Jacobs Engineering held a meeting at the...
|National Media Piles On||
Since our last post, a number of national media outlets have turned their attention to the harsh realities of the...
|Growing Scrutiny of the LSU/VA Hospitals Site||
Various media sources and oversight bodies at the local, national and even international level have been...
|Is your neighborhood an "opportunity zone" in BioDistrict New Orleans? Meetings this week||
The New Orleans BioDistrict is a massive, 1,500-acre site that stretches from the CBD to Carrollton Avenue, and it...
|Questions, Questions, Questions||
Lately, some seem to be treating the proposed LSU/VA hospitals as a done deal. But anyone involved in...
|October 29th, 2010 Press Conference and Rally||
The Committee To Re-Open Charity will be holding a news conference and community rally at the Outer Banks...
|NOTICE OF UMC BOARD MEETING||27-Oct-10|
|Talkin' Charity Hospital at City Hall Tomorrow||
That's right. Tomorrow is your chance to tell policy-makers how to use Charity Hospital.
|Advocates Call for Halt to Demolitions in UMC Footprint||
On Monday, a large group of local advocates stood in front of a partially dismantled house in the footprint of the...
|Forum Tonight: Symbol of City's Black Heritage Threatened in the VA Hospital Site||
The Louisiana Museum of African...
|Racial & Economic Justice||12-Oct-10|
|Oct. 8 - City Council Finally Meeting Its Meeting Obligation||
Come to the City Council...
|Riveting Details Revealed - Save Charity Advocates Present Before City Council Committee||
On Wednesday, advocates for the re-opening, refurbishment, and restoration...
|Alert - City Council Committee to Hear Charity Hospital Presentation This Week||
Thank you to all who have signed the petition and helped to gather more signatures. We now have over 10,000...
|Charity Hospital Supporters March on City Hall in New Orleans||
Hundreds of New Orleanians marched Thursday from the shuttered Charity Hospital building to City Hall. The...
|March and Petition Rally - Thursday, September 2, 2010||
Join the Treme, Hot 8, Free Agents, Original Pinstripe, and Young Pinstripe Brass Bands for a march from the Rev....
|Hate to say it||
But we told you so.
|Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||13-May-10|
Yesterday, the City Council voted for an ordinance to close the streets of Lower Mid-City. They limited debate to a...
|Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||23-Apr-10|
|City lied about cost of demolishing Lower Mid-City||20-Apr-10|
|LSU scaling back?||
Earlier this month, Governor Bobby Jindal announced his first appointments to the governing board of the proposed $1...
|Smart Growth calls for action||
The following is a critical letter from Jack Davis and Bill Borah of Smart Growth for Louisiana:
|Surprise, Surprise: Jindal appoints cronies to oversee hypothetical hospital||
Earlier this week, Governor Bobby Jindal appointed four board members to govern the LSU half of the tragic LSU/VA&...
|Big Business to Little Guy in Lower Mid-City: Drop Dead!||
Yesterday, several big business organizations, some of which stand to make money off of the destruction of Lower Mid...
|As Expected, City Planning Commission Walks Away from its Responsibility||
Yesterday, in what was correctly expected to be a rubber-stamp decision, the City Planning Commission voted to close...