Problem Not Fixed in LA

Lest you get too optimistic about recovery in LA, here is an article about health and other problems still a concern 11 years after H. Katrina. See: Forgotten People of the New Orleans’s 9th Ward.  Toward the end of this article is a brief explanation of the fundamental problem, which is conservative state property laws make it difficult to tear down blighted and vacant structures.

That has serious implications for the recovery in Baton Rouge.

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