Sen. Cassidy doesnít think Matthew will hurt efforts for Louisiana flood recovery dollars
Posted on 10/6/2016 12:44:00 PM.

There are concerns the potential damage Florida could receive from Hurricane Matthew would interfere with the federal disaster aid coming to Louisiana. But U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy doesn’t think so.
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State Office of Community Development eager to get federal flood dollars in the hands of victims
Posted on 9/30/2016 10:59:00 AM.

President Obama has signed the bill that provides $500 million in federal disaster aid. Executive Director of the state Office of Community Development Pat Forbes says Louisiana is expected to get a little over $400 million of that assistance to help with flood recovery. He says the most urgent need is to help homeowners without flood insurance.
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Congress approves legislation that contains $500 million in federal disaster aid
Posted on 9/29/2016 4:52:00 AM.

Congress approves legislation that contains $500 million in federal disaster assistance. About $400 million will go to Louisiana for flood relief. Republican Senator David Vitter says this is just a start, more federal aid is expected in December. He says this is great news for thousands of Louisianans struggling to recover from the historic flooding event.
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