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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $2,085,653 in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant for Louisiana disaster aid.  

“Hurricane Ida struck a blow to Louisiana, leaving debris throughout our state. I’m grateful to see that this $2.1 million will help dredging efforts in Lafourche,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following: 

  • $2,085,653 to the Greater Lafourche Port Commission for channel dredging as a result of damages from Hurricane Ida.