South Louisiana feeling Harvey's impact as rescue, shelter operations continue
Posted on 8/31/2017 11:12:00 AM.

Congressman Clay Higgins of Louisiana’s 3rd District says his constituents continue to feel the impacts of Harvey, as residents are taking part in rescue and shelter operations. Although much of Acadiana was spared the destruction seen in Texas, Higgins says it’s all hands on deck in south Louisiana.
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Cajun Navy 2016 upping communication for rescues
Posted on 8/30/2017 3:28:00 AM.

Governor John Bel Edwards says the Cajun Navy’s work in Texas is receiving praise from local authorities. So how do they do it? Penny Shar with Project We Care Louisiana works in conjunction with the Cajun Navy 2016 and she says they use the Zello Smartphone App to communicate with nearby boats to help find stranded residents.
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Governor Edwards praises work of Cajun Navy in Texas
Posted on 8/29/2017 2:09:00 PM.

Hundreds of Louisiana volunteers, who make up the Cajun Navy, are assisting first responders conduct search and rescue efforts in Texas. Governor John Bel Edwards says the state is working with the Cajun Navy to coordinate efforts. He says they are not regulating the volunteer citizens, but want to ensure rescuers are organized with Texas authorities.
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Cajun Navy heads to Texas to assist with rescue efforts
Posted on 8/29/2017 2:51:00 AM.

Louisianans are heading to Texas in droves to assist with the ongoing rescue efforts. The Cajun Navy is assisting in the massive search and rescue efforts to help those stranded in homes and on rooftops. Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves says the generosity of the community is unbelievable.
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Sen. Perry sets the record straight about regulating Cajun Navy
Posted on 8/24/2016 11:13:00 AM.

It was recently reported that Kaplan Senator Jonathan Perry wants to file legislation that would create more red tape for the “Cajun Navy” during emergencies. But Perry says that’s not the case. In an interview this morning with KPEL Radio in Lafayette, the senator set the record straight that he wants to help those volunteers.
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