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Congressman Garret Graves caught up with Louisiana radio host, Jim Engster, earlier this week to reflect on where Louisiana's receovery from the devasting flood of August 2016 stands one year later and to discuss the weekend tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia.
BATON ROUGE -- The number reappears in Louisiana's transportation debate over and over: 11 percent.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The secretary of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development got an overview Monday on the progression of recovery one year after the worst flood event in Livingston Parish history.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC (WAFB) -
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.