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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,988,427 in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant for Louisiana disaster aid.

“Hurricane Ida’s storm surge hit Jefferson Parish hard. I’m grateful to see this $2 million help cover Louisianians’ debris removal costs,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $1,988,427 to Jefferson Parish for debris removal operations on eight private waterways.