Homeowners Still Opposing Property Expropriation for LSU/VA Hospital

By James Plummer
Following the United States’ Supreme Court 2005 decision in Kelo v. New London, a number of states passed laws designed to protect homeowners and others from the arbitrary taking of property by government for ill-defined purposes of “economic development.” Louisiana’s 2006 constitutional amendment forbids the government from taking someone’s home for another’s private gain. Only...

TAGS: Charity Hospital, Gen. Russel Honore, Kelo, LSU/VA Hospital, Tulane University

Charity Hospital Controversy Goes National

By Kevin Kane
Today’s Washington Times contains two interesting pieces on the controversy over Charity Hospital. Jack Davis’ article is worth a look. And the fact that a conservative paper would editorialize against Gov. Jindal’s plan is notable. The federal arbitration hearing that will determine how much FEMA owes Louisiana has convened. Stay tuned!

TAGS: Bobby Jindal, Charity Hospital, FEMA, Jack Davis, LSU