|Posted on 4/20/2017 12:36:00 PM.|
Even after the state finally gains access to federal flood recovery dollars, the feud continues between Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards and Republican Congressman Garret Graves. Graves said recently that he would resign if the federal government was the hold up in dispersing the funds.
|John Bel Edwards, Garret Graves, flood recovery, federal aid|
|Posted on 4/8/2017 4:34:00 PM.|
Starting Monday, flood impacted homeowners will be asked to fill out a survey to see if they qualify for federal assistance. The Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Julie Baxter Payer, says this is an important first step for homeowners who were affected by the March and August 2016 floods.
|Julie Baxter Payer, homeowner assistance, flood recovery, federal aid|
|Posted on 12/7/2016 12:17:00 PM.|
The US House Appropriations Committee has approved a continuing resolution that contains $1.2 billion in Community Development Block Grants for Louisiana flood relief.
|Richard Carbo, flood recovery, federal aid|