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Courthouse calling! Show your support for Lower Mid-City residents!

At the Federal Courthouse on Wednesday, February 10th, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and residents of...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 9-Feb-10
Special Commentary: Charity Hospital and the City Master Plan

The New Orleans City Planning Commission recently approved the final draft of the city's master plan.

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 29-Jan-10
Move Over LSU: Make Room For Our Vets!

Perhaps you heard about an exciting Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

19-Jan-10
New Radio Ad Proposes Compromise to LSU/VA Controversy Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Transparency 18-Jan-10
Eli Ackerman: Real Stories of the Budget Patrol

For the last few weeks, I've been trying to stay apprised of the ongoing City Council hearings for the 2010 budget....

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 23-Nov-09
Celebrate Lower Mid-City at First Annual "Wally Fest"

Property Rights 19-Nov-09
Letter: Use of eminent domain for LSU/VA immoral with reasonable alternatives available

Kit Senter sent in this...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 10-Nov-09
FEMA slams state officials for misleading claims of damage to Charity, conflicts of interest

Jan Moller of the Times-Picayune has a Fiscal Responsibility, Transparency

4-Nov-09
Developers Eye "Completely Destroyed" Charity Hospital

Today, the Times-Picayune had a provocative and interesting Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

27-Oct-09
Analysis: Friday's Victory in Civil District Court

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 26-Oct-09
This Friday: Support Lower Mid-City residents in Civil District Court

This Friday, Judge Ethel Julien of Orleans Parish Civil District Court will preside over a preliminary hearing in a...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 21-Oct-09
LSU's Cerise: "We're going to have to step back"

In a candid admission to the...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 20-Oct-09
President Obama: VA Will Build Hospital Downtown

Just in case there was any lingering notion that by advocating for a smarter, cheaper, less destructive plan for new...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 16-Oct-09
National Trust: Obama Team Can Use New Orleans Hospital Controversy as a Test Case

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

15-Oct-09
New Orleans City Business fails to disclose important conflict of interest

For years, New Orleans City Business, a weekly publication in the metro area, has provided glowing...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 7-Oct-09
Public meeting called for Wednesday evening

On Wednesday, October 7th, at 6:30 PM, there will be a public meeting to discuss the status of several lawsuits...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 6-Oct-09
State will go for secret special arbitration with FEMA on Charity Hospital

In the ongoing dispute over the extent to which Charity Hospital sustained damage during Hurricane Katrina, state...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 5-Oct-09
State Treasurer John Kennedy offers a compromise to LSU on WWL Radio, LSU refuses to appear

Moments ago on Garland Robinette's show on WWL Radio, State Treasurer John Kennedy offered a compromise...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 1-Oct-09
Analysis: The Commission on Streamlining Government and Charity Hospital

Yesterday, a key subcommittee on the Commission for Streamlining Government Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Transparency

30-Sep-09
Breaking News: Good Apples Found In Louisiana State Government?

Earlier today, State Treasurer John Kennedy and the efficiency and benchmarking subcommittee on the Commission for...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 29-Sep-09
Inside the Footprint

Some enterprising young bloggers, Brad V and Curtis P, have started a new website called Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

29-Sep-09
What A Reasonable Request!

Hope you didn't miss ...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 25-Sep-09
World-Renown Architecture Firm Makes The Case

In response to another Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

22-Sep-09
The Five Dollar Jazz Fest

We here at SaveCharityHospital.com are still recovering from Saturday night's amazing benefit concert at the Howlin...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 21-Sep-09
Meeting Tomorrow: Join the Save Charity Hospital Street Team!

With this Saturday's concert just days away, we'll need all the volunteers we can get to ensure that everything runs...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 16-Sep-09
Do you have your ticket yet?

There are only a few days left to guarantee yourself a ticket for this Saturday night's Save Charity Hospital...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 16-Sep-09
Save The Date! Big Big Big Event September 19th!

All Charity Hospital babies and supporters are invited to join us at the Howlin' Wolf (907 S. Peters St.) on...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 11-Sep-09
Carl Ginsburg on Charity Hospital, New Orleans, and the Obama Administration

When we get great letters and articles written about Charity Hospital, it means less blogging and more time to work...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 10-Sep-09
Letters pouring into Times-Picayune protesting destructive LSU/VA proposal

So many wonderful letters have made it into the local rags over the last few weeks that it's getting tough to keep...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 9-Sep-09
"It's not about getting health care to the people of New Orleans. It's about money and power."

If you didn't catch the Sunday paper on your way to the Black Men of Labor Second Line, you missed out big time.

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 8-Sep-09
More Letters Raise Concerns Over LSU/VA Proposal

Yet another set of brilliantly written letters to the editor made it into the Times-Picayune, following...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 4-Sep-09
Governance agreement not fooling grassroots New Orleans

With popular momentum building against it and the scrutiny of the national media growing brighter around the...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 3-Sep-09
Letters to editor reinforce popular disgust with proposed LSU/VA, plus more second line video

Over the last few days, there have been a couple of especially compelling letters to the Times-Picayune...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 2-Sep-09
Wow! What a Turnout!

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 1-Sep-09
Tonight is the night! Don't miss the second line parade to save Charity Hospital!

It's a party with a purpose, y'all. Come out and stand up for Charity Hospital TONIGHT.

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 31-Aug-09
Coalition of organizations now 77 strong!

In advance of Monday evening's Second Line for Charity Hospital, a coalition of neighborhood groups and community...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 28-Aug-09
"When a Charity Hospital baby tells ya something, it's the truth."

Another day, another Charity Hospital baby demanding that Charity Hospital be renewed and reopened:

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 26-Aug-09
Calling all Charity Hospital babies!

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

25-Aug-09
A new school year

We here at SaveCharityHospital.com would like to shout out to all the Charity Hospital Babies that have just started...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 25-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
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
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

19-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...

Transparency 19-Aug-09
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
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 ...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 11-Aug-09
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...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 10-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...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 7-Aug-09
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
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....

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 5-Aug-09
City Hall and the LSU/VA, A Comparative Study

Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 4-Aug-09
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

4-Aug-09
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

3-Aug-09
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

31-Jul-09
U.N. Advisor's Message to Lower Mid-City: "Fight This, You're Going to Win"

Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

30-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
Organizing Works!

We were pleasantly greeted by a ...

Environment, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency 23-Jul-09
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
Four long years of flawed intelligence

Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 20-Jul-09
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
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

17-Jul-09
Breaking: Lawsuit filed against Mayor Ray Nagin

Earlier this morning, a lawsuit was filed...

Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency 14-Jul-09
General Honore Slams Decision To Close Charity Hospital

Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

13-Jul-09
"Woe be the feckless..."

The most recent issue of New Orleans Magazine just hit the newsstands. It features an absolutely Health Care

9-Jul-09
Risky Business

Voices of San Diego...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 7-Jul-09
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
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...

Fiscal Responsibility 30-Jun-09
Hungry for Health Care?

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

29-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...

Health Care 26-Jun-09
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
State Admits It Has No Business Plan For New LSU Hospital?

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

24-Jun-09
Breaking: Expropriation Halted; Wheels Off The Wagon?

What is going on in Baton Rouge today?

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 23-Jun-09
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
Disposable?

Yesterday, the Sunday Edition of the Times-Picayune featured a Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

22-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
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
Smart Money or Risky Bet?

LSU and...

Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Property Rights, Transparency 15-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
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
GNOBEDD Earmark Update

On Monday, Speaker Pro Tem Karen Carter Peterson's proposed Louisiana Healthy Families Act Health Care, Planning, Property Rights, Transparency

10-Jun-09
The next step on House Bill 780: We're so close!

Click here to...

Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency 10-Jun-09
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...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 8-Jun-09
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...

Health Care 4-Jun-09
BIG NEWS! H.B. 780 Overwhelmingly Passed by LA House of Representatives!

GREAT NEWS!

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 4-Jun-09
Cao Backpedals?

As some of you may already be aware, rookie Congressman Joseph Cao organized a roundtable panel of local, state, and...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 3-Jun-09
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

2-Jun-09
Governor Jindal Pressures LSU

As House Bill 780 continues to gain steam in advance of a vote by the full House of Representatives Wednesday,...

Planning 1-Jun-09
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...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 29-May-09
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...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 28-May-09
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:

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 28-May-09
We did it! HB 780 passed unanimously out of committee!

Guess what?

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 27-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...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, 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
Three minutes or less for common sense

Before the holiday weekend, we...

Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 25-May-09
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
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-...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 19-May-09
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...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 18-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

15-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
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
Rep. Peterson working to steer millions to GNOBEDD

Remember GNOBEDD?

Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Transparency 13-May-09
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