Tag Archives: Mayor Mitch Landrieu

Katrina +5: A New Orleans Native Looks Back, And Hopes

A one-time staff member of former Mayor Nagin and campaign worker for Mayor Landrieu is unimpressed with the speed of recovery

Zara Green was working for the administration of New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin when Hurricane…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Katrina +5: Jobs Lag and the Road Home Remains Uncertain

Locals hope new mayor’s recovery efforts will be more successful

If jobs and housing are the barometers by which recoveries are judged, five years after…

By Joyce Jones

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Katrina +5: SBA, Taken by Surprise, Unprepared to Quickly Offer Aid

Businesses most prepared for rainy days most likely to succeed

When Katrina struck, SBA was in the middle of a transformation that included an internal…

By Joyce Jones

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