Southeast Louisiana Hospital http://wwno.org en New Southeast Louisiana Hospital Firm Hires About 125 of 354 Laid Off http://wwno.org/post/new-southeast-louisiana-hospital-firm-hires-about-125-354-laid <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The new private operator of a St. Tammany Parish psychiatric hospital has hired about 125 of the 354 workers laid off by the state.</p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 19:58:03 +0000 The Associated Press 26049 at http://wwno.org Senator asks for legal opinion on hospital closure http://wwno.org/post/senator-asks-legal-opinion-hospital-closure <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee is asking for an attorney general&#39;s opinion about whether Gov. Bobby Jindal can close a state-run mental health facility in St. Tammany Parish without legislative approval.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 15:30:37 +0000 The Associated Press 17812 at http://wwno.org Mandeville psychiatric hospital prepares to close http://wwno.org/post/mandeville-psychiatric-hospital-prepares-close <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Almost 60 years since it opened, the Southeast Louisiana Hospital &mdash; a psychiatric facility that gained national notoriety in 1959 when then-Gov. Earl Long was briefly committed there &mdash; is preparing to close down its daily operations.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 17:22:19 +0000 The Associated Press 16340 at http://wwno.org