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WASHINGTON—Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) today announced $7,566,909 in disaster aid grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Louisiana.

“I’m glad to see this $7.6 million going towards the costs of recovery efforts after Ida and Laura hit our state hard,” said Kennedy.

The grants will fund the following:

  • $6,436,724 to the city of Sulphur for debris removal operations as a result of Hurricane Laura.
  • $1,130,185 to the LA Department of Public Safety (State Police) for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.