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MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $24,486,053 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.   

“This $24.5 million will make a difference for Louisianians in Jefferson and Jefferson Davis Parishes as they continue to recover from Hurricanes Ida and Laura,” said Kennedy. 

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $22,385,253 to Jefferson Davis Electric Cooperative Inc. for 138kV transmission line restoration as a result of Hurricane Laura.
  • $2,100,801 to the Jefferson Parish Public School System for repairs resulting from Hurricane Ida.