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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R. La) announced $1.67 million in FEMA Public Assistance Grants today to help the East Baton Rouge School Board recover from the devastating flooding in 2016.  These funds will help Greenbrier Elementary School repair eight buildings and replace the damaged contents.

“I am happy to announce that $1.6 million in funds have been awarded to the East Baton Rouge School Board to help rebuild after the flood,” said Sen. Kennedy.  “Greenbrier Elementary sustained heavy flooding and needed significant assistance.  This funding will help this school reopen its doors.”

“We appreciate the ongoing support and advocacy of Senator John Kennedy and his role in securing FEMA funding to complete post-flood repairs at Greenbrier Elementary School” said Superintendent Warren Drake. “Greenbrier will be the final school to complete repairs, and Senator Kennedy’s efforts have been vital in assuring the return of all students to a safe and restored learning environment.”