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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $2,894,206 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster aid grants for Louisiana.

“I’m grateful this $2.9 million will help fund New Orleans and Baton Rouge’s recovery from hurricane damage that our communities suffered,” said Kennedy. 

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $1,459,464 to the Dixie Electric Membership Corporation for infrastructure repairs related to Hurricane Delta.
  • $1,434,742 to New Orleans Sewerage and Water for permanent restoration costs related to Hurricane Ida.