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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,181,827 in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant for Louisiana disaster aid.

“Hurricane Ida hit southeast Louisiana hard. I’m thankful to see this $1.2 million allow the people of Jefferson Parish to continue to care for their senior citizens after Hurricane Ida damaged their facilities,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $1,181,827 to Jefferson Parish to replace the Jefferson Golden Age facility due to damages from Hurricane Ida.