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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $25,442,269 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

“Hurricanes Ida and Laura struck our state badly. This $25.4 million will greatly help the folks in Calcasieu, Jefferson and Terrebonne Parishes in their recovery,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $12,819,966 to Calcasieu Parish School Board for repairs on the Barbe High School campus as a result of Hurricane Laura.
  • $11,545,372 to Terrebonne Parish for electrical line repair as a result of Hurricane Ida.
  • $1,076,931 to Jefferson Parish for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.