Photography By Paula Burch-Celentano

I attended the Senate Hearing on the “LSU Hospital situation”:http://www.nola.com/news/t-p/frontpage/index.ssf?/base/news-10/120650891063160.xml&coll=1 yesterday

Sarah Elise Lewis was there with her camera and “caught the testimony of Brad Ott”:http://citizenscityhall.com/2008/03/26/the-power-of-public-records-brad-ott-discusses-the-lsuva-proposal-in-new-orleans/

Citizens have been told many times that we will make the right decisions if we have the information, the “City”:http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4200/is_20080218/ai_n24313365 and State don’t seem to agree with this concept. We may “lead the Recovery”:http://www.nola.com/news/index.ssf/2008/03/neighbors_are_key_to_recovery.html but we seem to be leading it in the dark.

Karen Gadbois

Karen Gadbois co-founded The Lens. She now covers New Orleans government issues and writes about land use. With television reporter Lee Zurik she exposed widespread misuse of city recovery funds and led...