As Jefferson Parish still awaits millions of dollars in
reimbursements for emergency-repair spending after Hurricane Katrina,
its finance director, Gwen Bolotte, has grown increasingly weary of
delivering the same records again and again to FEMA or state disaster
recovery officials. With money just now beginning to flow to bigger infrastructure
repair projects, she blames a revolving door of FEMA officials and
relentless document requests from the state. Continue at the Times-Picayune.