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September 26, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday that authorizes a public-private partnership to conserve and restore fish habitats nationwide.

September 24, 2019 In The News

The four Gulf Coast states that produce oil offshore want a bigger cut of the royalties the federal government gets from drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf to be put toward hurricane protection and coastal restoration.

Representatives from the four states — Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Texas — formed a coalition in August to take up the cause.

September 19, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - While FEMA's policy was deemed 'clear' by their administration, parish officials were not going to back down.

September 19, 2019 In The News

Baton Rouge, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44)  – Congressman Garret Graves has announced that the Louisiana Regional Airport in Gonzales will receive a $1.176 million federal grant to help pay for runway improvements at the facility.  

September 17, 2019 In The News

6 homes in Livingston Parish are going up, while six are dropping off the tax rolls.

September 15, 2019 In The News

A new federal grant will help the Bayou Cane Fire Protection District hire additional firefighters, officials said.

The 54-member department recently received a $278,027 federal grant through the Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response, also known as the SAFER Program.

September 13, 2019 In The News

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome on Friday announced the start of a new phase of the $55 million Pecue Lane project, which will include an interchange on heavily-traveled Interstate 10 aimed at easing daily traffic backups.

"The entire corridor has to be improved," Edwards said during a gathering on Pecue Lane near I-10 in south Baton Rouge.

September 4, 2019 In The News
For five years, I’ve been blessed to know three kids who will, this February, become my stepchildren.       
 
September 4, 2019 In The News

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Many people in East Baton Rouge Parish are fed up that whenever there’s a hard rain, it seems to flood, like during Wednesday evening’s storm. It makes people question how we would fare if a hurricane would hit the Baton Rouge area.

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