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Baton Rouge, La (Local33)(Fox44) - The Baton Rouge Metro Airport has been awarded a $15 million dollar grant for airport improvements by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Congressman Garret Graves announced the nearly $50 million total project received partial funding through the FAA's airport improvement program.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A resolution to delayed flood recovery funds held up by federal bureaucrats could be in place by this weekend and the funds could be going out to families by the end of the month.
That was the assessment by U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, during a visit Monday to Seventh Ward Elementary in Denham Springs. The congressman ate lunch with a group of fifth-graders, including members of the Student Council, and answered their questions during a school tour.
Baton Rouge Metro Airport has been awarded a $15 million Federal Aviation Administration grant that will be used to relocate a portion of Plank Road in order to better utilize an airport runway.
U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, announced that the nearly $50 million total project received partial funding through the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program. He called the grant, the second-largest awarded by the AIP this year, as a big win for Baton Rouge Metro and local travelers.
Congressman Graves gives an update on Duplication of Benefits here.
Louisiana will get $94.7 million in fiscal year 2018 Gulf of Mexico offshore oil revenue, almost $12 million more than the previous year, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced Thursday (April 25).
Congressman Graves will hold open office hours in Baton Rouge
Wednesday, April 17th, 2018
7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Baton Rouge District Office
2351 Energy Dr., Suite 1200
After decades on the back burner, the Comite River Diversion Canal finally began construction Wednesday morning.
Planned after the devastating flood of 1983, the channel would redirect high water from the Comite and several bayous in northern East Baton Rouge Parish into the Mississippi River during an emergency.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal guidance on the distribution of additional relief funds for victims of the 2016 floods and other natural disasters may final come to fruition, Congressman Graves told The News in a phone conversation Friday night.
The long-awaited issuance of guidance for approximately $250 million could come by the end of April, the Republican congressman from District 6 said.
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The ports of Baton Rouge and New Orleans is getting $3.1 million in federal funding to support a program that would put shipping containers on barged instead of roadways, according to a Wednesday announcement from congressman Garret Graves.