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Wrecking the Crash Cart: Jindal’s Decisions Destabilize Louisiana Health Care

There were more warning lights flashing this week signaling that Governor Jindal's ideologically driven approach to health care reform is careening out of control. The Governor's decisions put not only the state's public hospital system, but graduate medical education, the financial viability of community hospitals, and the ability of any Louisiana citizen [...]

By |2013-01-13T05:55:12+00:00January 13th, 2013|Analysis, Party Communications|Comments Off on Wrecking the Crash Cart: Jindal’s Decisions Destabilize Louisiana Health Care

LDP Chairwoman Blasts Republican Irresponsibility

Louisiana Democratic Party Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson issued the following statement in response to today's announcement by the Department of Health & Hospitals of $859 Million in cuts to the Louisiana Medicaid program. "The Medicaid cuts announced today are testimony to the failures of vision, leadership and empathy of Louisiana's top Republican [...]

By |2019-01-19T22:06:03+00:00January 7th, 2013|Party Communications, Press Releases|Comments Off on LDP Chairwoman Blasts Republican Irresponsibility

Did David Vitter Just Kill the LSU Hospital System?

Did Louisiana's Junior United States Senator David Vitter just use his seat on the House/Senate Conference Committee that produced the version of the Transportation Billapproved by Congress last week to extract revenge on two rivals -- and kill the LSU Health Sciences Center Hospital System in the process? Louisiana officials, health [...]

By |2013-01-07T05:10:35+00:00January 7th, 2013|Analysis, Party Communications|Comments Off on Did David Vitter Just Kill the LSU Hospital System?