Louisiana's Timetable for Recovery

It won't happen in the fourth quarter -- but, says State Treasurer John Kennedy, it won't take decades either: That's nonsense

Louisiana State Treasurer John Kennedy is organizing his state's efforts to recover financially from the damage wrought by Hurricane Katrina. First elected in 1999, Kennedy grew up in Zachary, just north of the state capital, Baton Rouge. He worked for four years for former Governor Buddy Roemer and served as secretary of the state's Revenue Dept. for three years before running for treasurer.

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