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Louisiana panel endorses plan to rebuild Charity Hospital

New Orleans Times Picayune, September 30, 2009
A panel looking for ways to downsize state government recommended that Louisiana scrap its plans to build a new teaching hospital in new Orleans in favor of gutting and rebuilding the shuttered Charity Hospital. But Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has given no indication of backing away from its commitment to building a $1.2 billion, 424-bed teaching hospital in the city.