(Gilmore) has run his department efficiently and says he has the money.

Now, he has opportunities that were probably heretofore unreachable to him with his devastating hand problem. He's got an incredible spirit and an incredible determination to achieve what he wants to achieve.

If it wasn't for union workers and labor unions, there would be no 40-hour work weeks, eight-hour work days, pensions or vacations.

They were there in the first 24 to 48 hours, ... Not our request, they just came. They got on a bus and headed up. During 9/11 they were cooking gumbo and feeding us. So, when we got a request for Jefferson Parish, I think that is one of the reasons we came.

These two surgeries stand alone as maybe the two most difficult.

The importance of the thumb can't be underestimated. The actions of the hand include pinch and a grasping function.

We were in a 16-acre disaster zone that went for 10 or 12 blocks.

Abominable and detestable crimes against nature.

In its century plus years of existence, it's had only two owners: the Flagler System and Flagler College.

Here, there is no water.

It'll help the departments out. It is a nice statement to show how the commissioners have turned the health insurance program around.