Sen. Kennedy (R-La.) Announces $22 Million Award from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to Louisiana State University
Jun 26 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) announced today that Louisiana State University will be receiving $22 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security through the department’s National Domestic Preparedness Consortium Program(NDPCP).
LSU has been a part of the Department of Homeland Security’s prestigious National Domestic Preparedness Consortium Program for almost twenty years. These funds will go to ongoing federal, state, and local efforts to support training programs for state and local first responders around the nation.
“I am proud to announce the continued funding of LSU’s membership in the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium Program,” said Sen. Kennedy. “As a member of the NDPCP, the $22 million awarded will allow LSU to continue its focus on training programs for law enforcement and emergency responders that help secure and protect our nation. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue advocating for programs that help keep Louisiana and our country safe.”