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“The Army of Corp of Engineers does vital work to keep Louisiana residents and their property safe. I’m excited to see this money invested in our flood-control infrastructure because that’s our last line of defense.”

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $612 million in fiscal year 2020 funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to benefit Louisiana projects.

“The Army of Corp of Engineers does vital work to keep Louisiana residents and their property safe. I’m excited to see this money invested in our flood-control infrastructure because that’s our last line of defense,” said Kennedy.

This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its budget for the Army Civil Works Program. The budget provides funding for a number of projects, including navigation dredging, levee inspections and gravity sewer construction.