WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will grant Louisiana a total of $119,937,456 for Hurricane Ida and Laura relief. The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury will receive $118,244,712.74 fordebris removal in the wake of Hurricane Laura, and Jefferson Parish will receive $1,692,744.80 for state management costs after Hurricane Ida.
“Months, and even over a year later, folks are still recovering from Ida and Laura,” said Dr. Cassidy. “There is still more work to do, but this is a good step towards rebuilding our communities.”