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About Karen Gadbois

Karen Gadbois co-founded The Lens. She now covers New Orleans government issues and writes about land use for Squandered Heritage. For her work with television reporter Lee Zurik exposing widespread misuse of city recovery funds — which led to guilty pleas in federal court — Gadbois won some of the highest honors in journalism, including a Peabody Award, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award and a gold medal from Investigative Reporters and Editors. She can be reached at (504) 606-6013.

  • Hndymn

    If this had been posted earlier, I might have been able to come. It’s too bad…

  • Billygoat Park

    Yesterday’s news discussed a building permit ban that had been imposed in New Orleans East.

    What about the fact that people living or working within the combined “preferred” LSU/VA hospital footprints have been forbidden from obtaining permits since December 2007? See ordinance 22,944 m.c.s. That’s eleven months BEFORE official site selection. What gives?