Press releases

MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,223,795 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

“St. Mary Parish is still recovering after bad flooding. I’m thankful for this $1.2 million, which will support Louisianians’ efforts to rebuild their community,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $1,165,525 for St. Mary Parish for the elevation of two existing structures that are either wood frame slab-on-grade or elevated residential structures that have experienced repetitive flood damage from previous storm events. 
  • $58,270 for management costs associated with the elevation project in St. Mary Parish.