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WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) today announced that the Economic Development Administration will spend nearly $1 million to resolve a flooding problem that is impacting 47 businesses at West Monroe Industrial Park.

“This money will be used to build a storm water and drainage system at the Industrial Park,” said Sen. Kennedy.  “A number of businesses are experiencing flooding problems that threaten their economic viability.  When business suffers, jobs suffer.”

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