Mar 15, 2017|
Tommy talks to Gail Cavett, a Board Member for French Quarter Citizens, about some of Mayor Landrieu's proposed measures for the French Quarter.
Tommy talks to Kevin in Metairie about his wife's need for medication to cope with constant, chronic pain.
Tommy talks to WWL-TV reporter Meg Farris about a new report that New Orleans had more drug-related deaths than homicides.
Tommy talks to State Representative Cameron Henry about the current state and the future of TOPS.
Tommy talks to David Howard, Professor in the Dept. of Health Policy and Management at Emory University, about the state of Obamacare going forward.
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Yeah Kevin joins right now board member of French Quarter citizens and part of Maryland Jews French Quarter security plan. Hopes to change the quote culture of lawlessness on vermin and make it more like royal street. And we've been asking you what do you think gonna like it calls into six 187 ain't. And let me know and also like to ask you does that culture suburban street need to change. Heard is that what makes it what it is was urban street never meant to be classy and I would throw in. Again I don't quite know how to verbalize it but. Maybe a little risk a little a little element of danger certainly not fear of getting shot but might be part of the lore. Of urban street near its reputation. Good morning Gail how orient. Moral well. I am Welty well thank you tell me about French Quarter citizens and what he'll do. A quarter and it hasn't been to an organization and preparation. Augmentation. Dedicated to the curb inflation that we are actual history. And that quality of life and everything in the front court. So what are your feelings on and on urban Streeter on a may I know he was gonna. Try to have them close the doors on Burma at bars at 3 o'clock to just get everybody inside but then. There are a lot of troubles as I understand it when he's deserted thing about enforcement with people going outside to smoke walk in from bar to bar setter. Well I mean you not heard you were going in and issue. Or. Requesting a buyer to close the door. The doors. That streak could be flashed and clean. The administration and on the day you quoted at. Other nations in the current quarter from Jack. When they started looking security enhancement. And our thoughts on that subject and engaged. Inflation. As well. And generous with their time. Here you are 100. And for. It caught requesting embarked clay there. Has ordered via. I am not under or there. You know start on you sometimes. It. Yeah the whole thing. Get through blood out of proportion. You know the Q. Actually I'm sure La. Am here and a Bourbon Street and one of the way. That was going accomplishment. Line meant is clean air and then you have been on time. You know you're going actually watched it burn injury and you and I'll yeah factory in the morning it should bring the party and the club that actually. That people just running around on the street. Outside. Our. In the mourn lives. Were there and buyer. To go the club and spend their money and the club to club. You know Washington street and the end count out. And adequate and was very like twenty year. Administration pre engineering at. And there. Fair compromise. Between that that community. Community. There need and then she'll be able she is. One would ballot then and on. Street and the objective. Oh. Importantly and the products. If well that look like a safe and protected the urban street. And Indy after the improvements that you all would recommend and and wonder if you could maybe describe that to Lewis. Jason Witten was trashed orange and trash some garbage and belly others or wrong. That keep the revelers there out and you know in the wee hours from morning chill then walking through Bourbon Street singling out on the club and you know enjoy them and getting what they want. And in the right environment. You know when you guys. Elements are a mystery that may care less change. In the wee hours of the morning that the benefit and and you know what happens numbered and I mean. On the record I'm delighted Burma street albums in the current quarter I mean it happens everywhere. You know it. What happens injury shelters in two residential areas and out so well we discussed. Security enhancements let me administration. We've addressed the entire French Quarter pole practically you know surely Bourbon Street because it did the prior. The entertainment district in the first album blocks. Bourbon Street. He and against them it struck me because its notoriety. And the unfortunate cheating. Has happened there. I mean all entrances. By our entire community and a by the administration on you look for creative way. Chewed try meg our community safer and you know centrifugal live and work here and say good people. I knew work and play. In the French Quarter. What do you view as a primary threat to safety. I think. Probably. Prosecution. Inability. Or Colin. Goran the lack of it before and surely more focused now. On all that that is correct what what he. Argued that. For example. Lighten. Is changing you know colliding. Skate in the current quarter aren't public light up. I'm smarter buyer for charity and we're all you know being worked fine. What you do real positive. You man but I. Cleaner and bark at me on the city. You know when they hit it clean. And well you know the behavior changes and you know if you change in that thinking. Changed in the environments that look like. And organize. While neighborhood. That that will inspire. A positive behavior and change the criminal element. And me. Enhance security man he. Holiday weekend and tremendous interest. In residential areas different query an extremely. Particular it. Going. Forward that the areas in the quarter gearing. And that's been a curb them and I'm. Crime to turn. You know. Trying to find solutions. And I'm trying to do something new. They're I'll you know I'll learning process again sitting up to between one thing. Don't. You know an issue where traffic and Russia and Ford doesn't. Stick on. That. All things can be tweaked and that can be remedies. He had careers listening but what. And again in street clothes. A cooperative effort between. The administration and that Iran should all work together. You accomplish our ultimate goal. I'm buyers. Fair ones do. I T thank you I appreciate your time. Aren't and a good day Gil Kevin board members of the French Quarter citizens.