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WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) announced today that St. Bernard Parish will receive $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help pay for the construction costs of Meraux Elementary School. 

“After Hurricane Katrina, St. Bernard Parish made the necessary decision to relocate a school that was outside levee protection,” said Sen. Kennedy. “Meraux Elementary School is a state-of-the-art facility that offers students a safe and strong learning environment.  This money will help the parish with the construction bills.”