I’m getting unconfirmed reports that Louisiana Gov. Blanco is now announcing that she’s hired James Lee Witt as state reconstruction czar. Apparently, she beat the feds to him.
Late Update: I’ve yet to get any confirmation on this. And this post from the Times-Picayune on Blanco’s press conference makes no mention of Witt. So this remains very much unconfirmed.
Later Update: Now confirmed.