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Dr. Ben Carson, the U.S. housing secretary, made plenty of cuts and incisions during a renowned career as a neurosurgeon.
But it's blockages of another type — regulations Carson said are holding up federal flood aid — he's looking to slice.
Louisiana leaders are still asking the federal government for more money to aid the recovery from last year's historic floods, but a year after the storm it remains unclear how much more the state should expect.
Nearly a year after catastrophic floods washed over south Louisiana, U.S. Rep. Garret Graves says he's frustrated by the pace of the recovery.
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Louisiana Congressman Garret Graves spoke Tuesday morning to the Federal Highway Administration about a lack of upgrades to our interstates in the year since the historic flood.
The hearing was about safety on roads across the US.
PORT ALLEN, LA (WAFB) Story here
Residents in Port Allen gathered Monday for a somber ceremony, pausing to honor the lives of those who paid the ultimate price for their country.
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$6.7 million dollars has been approved to go toward construction of the Comite River Diversion Canal, U.S. Congressman Garret Graves announced Friday.
Two Louisiana Congressmen called on the federal government Thursday to afford city-parish officials an additional year to spend $1.6 million in grant dollars dedicated to the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination program, saying it would be a "historic tragedy" to allow the unused funding to expire at the end of the summer.
DALLAS – (May 2, 2017) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $158,101 to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (LDHH) to support several public drinking water systems in Louisiana. The funding is part of EPA’s ongoing commitment to assist local drinking water systems in Louisiana.