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|Document Title||Description||Issue Area||Posted|
|41 Organizations Call on Governor and City Leaders For Open Process In Decision-Making For Major Hospitals||
On Wednesday, March 25th, 41 local and national organizations - including a diverse range of community groups,...
|New Fact Sheet on Health Care added to Documents page||
In our commitment to providing the most up-to-date facts about the Charity Hospital issue, we have just posted the...
|In the interest of transparency. . .||
Amongst a myriad of other issues, many of those skeptical of the proposed $1.2 billion medical complex in Lower Mid...
Are you ready to go?
Nobody has asked me that question but I imagine that someone might.
|Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||14-Apr-09|
Since our regular doctor never returned to New Orleans after Charity was shuttered, we have no choice but to take...
|Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||14-Apr-09|
|The plan to avoid the plan||
Last fall, New Orleans voted to give a rebuilding master plan the rule of law. Though contentious, the charter...
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has blocked requests for an independent cost-benefit analysis that would compare the...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Property Rights||15-Apr-09|
|Nothing Attracts Doctors Better Than Firing Doctors||
Have you seen this headline in today's New Orleans Times-Picayune?
|Before there were two competing plans...||
This hospital controversy is about more than two competing plans on how best to restore medical care to New Orleans...
|Health Care, Transparency||16-Apr-09|
|This is Tier II!||
Last night's public meeting regarding VA hospital at Grace Episcopal Church on Canal St. quickly dissolved as...
|BREAKING... Intervention Filed in LSU Appeal of FEMA Assessment||
The controversy over the proposed $1.2 billion LSU Hospital continues. One of the reasons LSU has not been able to...
|MORE! Rep. Tucker introduces bill to strip LSU of control of Medical Center of New Orleans||
What a busy Friday! This just came in...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Transparency||17-Apr-09|
|Monday Myth Busters||
Now appears to be as good a time as any to address some of the more persistent memes and myths out there that seem...
|Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||20-Apr-09|
|The Mid-City Exception||
Wednesday, April 22nd (that's today) is the District 4 (that's Mid-City) meeting to review the New Orleans...
|Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency||22-Apr-09|
|LSU officials, state legislators decry budget cuts while ignoring hospital savings||
Anyone else notice this
|Questions go unanswered in frustrating meeting||
Last night, the public comment portion of the New Orleans Master Plan process being conducted by the prestigious...
|Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency||23-Apr-09|
|Charity and NOAH: One Boat||
Maybe there has been a little too much 'NOAH' in New Orleans. Not only is the term perhaps annoyingly evocative of...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice||27-Apr-09|
|Where would you go in New Orleans if you contracted swine flu? (Or anything else for that matter!)||
If swine flu spreads to New Orleans, where would people go to get treatment?
|Will Kathleen Sebelius Bring The Doctor's Note to D.C.?||
From the Doctor to the Deacon to...?
|Something in the air?||
It can't just be us at SaveCharityHospital.com that have noticed the changing tide. There have been a great series...
|BREAKING: Tucker's bill to strip LSU of control of new teaching hospital passes committee unanimously||29-Apr-09|
|Essential Public Meeting Tonight: LSU releases designs for unfunded medical complex boondoggle||
It's more than possible that you haven't heard about this yet. Unlike the VA, which released its proposed hospital...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||29-Apr-09|
The big story in the New Orleans metro area today is that an Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care
|Residents, experts express concerns at LSU design meeting||
Last night, the public was given opportunity to comment on LSU designs for their portion of a $2.2 billion proposed...
|Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency||1-May-09|
|Doctors for Charity||
LSU has repeatedly asserted that only their proposed $1.2 billion medical complex can attract the next generation of...
|Henry Butler supports Charity Hospital!||
Jazz legend Henry Butler speaks:
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||4-May-09|
|What the NEPA lawsuit means for Charity and health care in New Orleans||
This past Friday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation filed a lawsuit against FEMA and the Department of...
|Louisiana Supreme Court Tomorrow, May 5th @ 9:30 AM: Bring Your Own Cheetos||Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||5-May-09|
|Attracting biomedical services by expropriating and demolishing biomedical services||
One reason we keep hearing why the proposed LSU/VA complex and only the LSU/VA complex can bring jobs and businesses...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Property Rights||5-May-09|
|Fire Drill at the Louisiana Supreme Court||
Today, the Louisiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the LeBlanc v. Thomas case that challenges the legality...
|Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||5-May-09|
|New Orleans pols fighting state health care cuts blindfolded, hands tied||
Today is what is called "New...
|Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice||5-May-09|
|James Gill: LSU's 'Pack of Lies'||
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||6-May-09|
|New Orleans Musicians Voice Support For Charity Hospital||
Today, one of our readers went searching around Youtube for videos about Charity Hospital and sent in a series of...
Reader WK writes:
|Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice||6-May-09|
|Wrecking balls on the skyline||
Yesterday, Recovery Czar Ed Blakely Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care||8-May-09|
|$1.2 billion for a measly soup and salad?||
Bill Barrow's Sunday front page story in the Times-Picayune is a Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency
|Rep. Peterson working to steer millions to GNOBEDD||
|Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Transparency||13-May-09|
|NAACP Reiterates Support For Charity Hospital||
SaveCharityHospital.com just got off the phone with Mr. Danatus King, President of the New Orleans branch of the...
|Racial & Economic Justice||14-May-09|
|Democrats, Republicans, Blacks, Whites, Doctors, Patients, Celebrities, and the Salt of the Earth||
The hospital controversy has never been a traditional partisan issue and we are beginning to see a truly diverse and...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||15-May-09|
|Even Jazz Fest Tourists Hearing The Call?||
A reader just wrote in after flagging the following paragraph from Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency
|Another earmark for GNOBEDD found in proposed state budget||
Last week, SaveCharityHospital brought you a report detailing the various attempts of Rep. Karen Carter Peterson to...
|Congressman Cao pushes demonstrable falsehood on President Obama||
A few weeks ago, Freshman Congressman Joseph Cao had an opportunity to speak with President Barack Obama face-to-...
|Diamond in the rough: House Bill 780||
Here at SaveCharityHospital.com, we've been heartened by the common ground being forged by folks from the left and...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Property Rights||21-May-09|
|Three minutes or less for common sense||Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||25-May-09|
|Get On The Bus: No Plan, No Land||
SaveCharityHospital.com is going on tour to Baton Rouge!
|Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||25-May-09|
|About this Thursday's essential public meeting in front of the City Planning Commission...||
This week is absolutely critical for our efforts to save Charity Hospital, Lower Mid-City and Downtown New Orleans...
|We did it! HB 780 passed unanimously out of committee!||
|See you there! City Planning Commission at City Hall! TODAY! May 28, 4PM!||
If there's one lesson from our trip to Baton Rouge, it's this:
|We get it. We'll win anyway.||
All week, we've been eagerly anticipating this evening's 4PM meeting in front of the City Planning Commission in...
|City Planning Commission Slinks Away From Responsibility||
A big hearty thanks and congratulations is due to all of those concerned New Orleanians who participated in last...
|Governor Jindal Pressures LSU||
As House Bill 780 continues to gain steam in advance of a vote by the full House of Representatives Wednesday,...
|LSU President John Lombardi Grows Frustrated||
Last Wednesday, after the House Health and Welfare Committee unanimously Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency
As some of you may already be aware, rookie Congressman Joseph Cao organized a roundtable panel of local, state, and...
|BIG NEWS! H.B. 780 Overwhelmingly Passed by LA House of Representatives!||
|Opportunity Cost: Health Care in New Orleans East||
Recently, there have been some heartening rays of hope for health care in New Orleans East. Devastated by flooding...
|Malicious threat or empty rhetoric?||
One of the most potent points for those who favor proceeding with the proposed LSU/VA medical complex has been the...
|The next step on House Bill 780: We're so close!||Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency||10-Jun-09|
|GNOBEDD Earmark Update||
On Monday, Speaker Pro Tem Karen Carter Peterson's proposed Louisiana Healthy Families Act Health Care, Planning, Property Rights, Transparency
|Senate Education Commitee Still Hasn't Learned: HB 780 Halted||
Unfortunately, House Bill 780 was...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency||11-Jun-09|
|After HB780: What Happens Next||
By now you have heard that HB 780 has been deferred by the Senate Education Committee. Despite passing unanimously...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Property Rights, Transparency||12-Jun-09|
|Smart Money or Risky Bet?||
|Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Property Rights, Transparency||15-Jun-09|
|Hospital Controversy Not Exclusive To New Orleans||
While we've been focusing on exposing the folly of abandoning Charity Hospital for a costly, uncertain, and...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Transparency||17-Jun-09|
|Dr. Hollier on abandoning New Orleans: Not feasible, massively expensive||
Yesterday, Anna Heumann of the independent student...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Transparency||18-Jun-09|
Yesterday, the Sunday Edition of the Times-Picayune featured a Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency
|HB 780 dying on the vine while LSU bickers over make-believe board appointments||
It is such a shame that House Bill 780...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency||23-Jun-09|
|Breaking: Expropriation Halted; Wheels Off The Wagon?||
What is going on in Baton Rouge today?
|State Admits It Has No Business Plan For New LSU Hospital?||
|Master Plan survives legislative session, yet questions remain||
Last night, the State House voted to kill Senate Bill 75, which would have put the New Orleans Master Plan and...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Preservation, Transparency||25-Jun-09|
|Obama volunteers to rally at Charity Hospital tomorrow!||
Between 4 and 5PM on Saturday, June 27th - that's tomorrow - Organizing For America will hold a rally in front...
|Hungry for Health Care?||29-Jun-09|
|Times-Picayune Editorial Board, New Orleans Business Council Miss Mark On LSU-Tulane Impasse||
When LSU backed away from a supposed agreement with Tulane University over how a proposed new medical center in New...
|Congressman Cao Changes Tune||
Congressman Joseph Cao (R- New Orleans) has, until recently, been one of the more vocal public figures pushing...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Property Rights, Transparency||6-Jul-09|
|"Woe be the feckless..."||
The most recent issue of New Orleans Magazine just hit the newsstands. It features an absolutely Health Care
|General Honore Slams Decision To Close Charity Hospital||
Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency
|Breaking: Lawsuit filed against Mayor Ray Nagin||
Earlier this morning, a lawsuit was filed...
|Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency||14-Jul-09|
|Analysis: How the lawsuit against the Mayor could save taxpayers $5 million||
On Tuesday, four New Orleans residents Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency
|Hazy Memories: Officials Pass Buck On Charity Closure Decision||
In what could prove to be a tide-turning series of articles, reporters have begun to confront elected and appointed...
|Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||17-Jul-09|
|Four long years of flawed intelligence|
|Secretary Shinseki: VA will need additional $300 million for proposed hospital||
Yesterday, four of President Obama's cabinet secretaries held a town hall meeting in Reserve, LA to highlight issues...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Transparency||21-Jul-09|
We were pleasantly greeted by a ...
|Environment, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency||23-Jul-09|
|United Nations Group Studying Forced Evictions||
With 30,000 youth volunteers from the Lutheran Church roaming the streets of New Orleans in large herds over this...
|Health Care, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||28-Jul-09|
|U.N. Advisor's Message to Lower Mid-City: "Fight This, You're Going to Win"||
Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency
|Johnny Adriani catches LSU "fly in the ointment"||
Johnny Adrianni, a political consultant from New Orleans and the son of Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency
|Declining home values and the building moratorium in Lower Mid-City||
The front page of yesterday's Money section in the Times-Picayune featured Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency
|Lawsuit Update: Mayor Needs More Time||
Late last week, the Mayor and City of New Orleans filed a formal initial response to a Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency
|City Hall and the LSU/VA, A Comparative Study||Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||4-Aug-09|
|Poll: Voters express strong support for rebuilding in Charity Hospital||
Smart Growth Louisiana just released a poll they commissioned that clearly confirms what we at SaveCharityHospital....
|FEMA Dispute Abritration Panel Announced||
The Obama administration has just announced the creation of three-judge panels to arbitrate some of the ongoing...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||6-Aug-09|
|Sign up! It's cooler than the Jonas Brothers!||
Yesterday, we officially announced the arrival of our freshly-printed Save Charity Hospital yard signs and bumper...
|Voters looking for candidates who favor reopening Charity Hospital, poll finds||
New poll numbers released today by Smart Growth Louisiana indicate the depth of public support for reopening Charity...
|Governor Jindal doing damage control?||
It was interesting to see Governor Jindal go on a press junket to boost spirits about the sagging LSU/VA ...
|More Secrecy Afoot In Charity Hospital Controversy||
Recently, Louisiana and Obama Administration officials announced that special arbitration panels to resolve ongoing...
|Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency||17-Aug-09|
|TV finds story on Internet||
In case you missed it, ABC26 did TV news story last night about social media advocacy of our campaign. The...
|A picture is worth a thousand words||
In May, the Times-Picayune reported on the Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency
|LSU and VA not sharing energy resources, it turns out||
Since the proposed LSU/VA project was conceived, it has been represented to the public as an absolutely non-...
|Environment, Property Rights, Transparency||24-Aug-09|
|In twisted irony, state proceeding with step one of FHL/RMJM plan to save Charity||
The Louisiana Landmark Society has named its annual New Orleans Nine, which profiles nine historic...
|Health Care, Preservation, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency||24-Aug-09|