The city of New Orleans is releasing a comprehensive plan for post-Hurricane Katrina recovery. We talk about what’s been proposed so far, why some of its priorities could be challenged at the state and federal levels, and how it would affect evacuees and others affected by Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast area.

Guests

  • Michael Tidwell author of "Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast."
  • Terrel Broussard attorney in private practice
  • Jeb Bruneau president of the Lakeview Civic Improvement Association
  • John Beckman principal with Wallace Roberts & Todd
  • John McIlwain senior fellow at the Urban Land Institute
  • Sean Reilly board member of the Louisiana Recovery Authority and former Louisiana state legislator

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