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MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $15,010,476 in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant for Louisiana disaster aid.

“Hurricane Laura hit southwest Louisiana and damaged Louisianians’ electrical network. This $15 million will help the Jefferson Davis Electric system get repairs so that power can run smoothly in our communities,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $15,010,476 to Jefferson Davis Electric Cooperative, Inc. for system-wide electrical infrastructure repairs as a result of Hurricane Laura.