While federal funding has contributed significantly to the rebuilding of New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina, residents give mixed reviews of the progress made in various areas of recovery.
SOURCES: Office of Management and Budget, Kaiser Family Foundation (poll) | The Washington Post - August 27, 2010
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