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Rep. Peterson working to steer millions to GNOBEDD

Remember GNOBEDD?

Fiscal Responsibility, Planning, Transparency 13-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

11-May-09
Fast Track?

This pro-LSU/VA...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care 8-May-09
Wrecking balls on the skyline

Yesterday, Recovery Czar Ed Blakely Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Transparency

7-May-09
Vietnam Syndrome?

Reader WK writes:

Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice 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...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 6-May-09
James Gill: LSU's 'Pack of Lies'

Today, columnist...

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 6-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
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
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
Louisiana Supreme Court Tomorrow, May 5th @ 9:30 AM: Bring Your Own Cheetos

Tomorrow (May 5th) at 9:30 AM there is an important hearing in the LeBlanc et al v. Thomas et al court case.

Health Care, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 5-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...

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 4-May-09
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
Doctors for Charity

LSU has repeatedly asserted that only their proposed $1.2 billion medical complex can attract the next generation of...

Health Care 1-May-09
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
Dome Deal?

The big story in the New Orleans metro area today is that an Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care

30-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
BREAKING: Tucker's bill to strip LSU of control of new teaching hospital passes committee unanimously

Less than two weeks ago, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency

29-Apr-09
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...

Health Care 29-Apr-09
Will Kathleen Sebelius Bring The Doctor's Note to D.C.?

From the Doctor to the Deacon to...?

Health Care 28-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?

Health Care 28-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
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
LSU officials, state legislators decry budget cuts while ignoring hospital savings

Anyone else notice this

Fiscal Responsibility 23-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
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
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
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...

Health Care 17-Apr-09
This is Tier II!

Last night's public meeting regarding VA hospital at Grace Episcopal Church on Canal St. quickly dissolved as...

Transparency 17-Apr-09
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
Nothing Attracts Doctors Better Than Firing Doctors

Have you seen this headline in today's New Orleans Times-Picayune?

Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care 16-Apr-09
Yesterday's Rally

 

Health Care 16-Apr-09
Cognitive Dissonance

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has blocked requests for an independent cost-benefit analysis that would compare the...

Fiscal Responsibility, Property Rights 15-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...

Planning, Transparency 15-Apr-09
Doctor's Orders

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
Why Now?

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
Fired Up!

Are you ready to go?

Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Planning, Preservation, Property Rights, Racial & Economic Justice, Transparency 13-Apr-09
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...

Transparency 8-Apr-09
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...

Health Care 6-Apr-09
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,...

Planning 1-Apr-09
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