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GRAND ISLE, LA (WVUE) -
The following information was originally published by FEMA and is being reposted here as a courtesy to Congressman Graves' constituents.
The following was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Graves as a courtesy.
Total Now at $60 Million for Louisiana Schools Affected by August Flood
Ascension schools to receive additional flood recovery funding
The Comite River Diversion Canal should be built to provide flood protection for area residents and improve our regional resiliency. While it will not solve all flood risk, Comite would benefit the most people in the shortest time.
Washington, DC - Congressman Garret Graves (R – Baton Rouge) today was named Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, which oversees water resources development and regulatory programs administered by the U.S.
The following is updated informtion from FEMA regarding Manufactured Housing Units.
Demonstrating Continued Need for Manufactured Housing Unit (MHU)
• Every 30 days, FEMA evaluates each applicant’s eligibility to remain in the MHU.
• FEMA evaluates an applicant’s eligibility based upon:
On Tuesday, the House passed H.R. 79, the Helping Angels Lead Our Startups (HALOS) Act, by a vote of 344-73.
Updated information on flood recovery from FEMA:
In The News
At this morning’s House Republican Leadership Stakeout, Rep. John Culberson (R-TX) joined Speaker Ryan, Leader McCarthy, and Chair McMorris Rodgers to highlight the importance of the emergency funding bill the House passed today.
Legislation that would make it easier for members of Congress to work directly with federal agencies on behalf of their constituents’ drew support from U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) on Tuesday.
As bulldozers pushed tons of dirt for a levee at Ellington Reach in Luling, Congressman Garret Graves told parish officials seeing work underway is the best part of the project for him.
GONZALES — Box trucks and covered trailers were lined up Tuesday morning under an open-air barn at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, and workers were busy loading them with supplies ranging from bath soap to buckets to batteries.
See story and watch video here.
There’s something in the air in the Gulf of Mexico.
For three years now, residents of the Gulf Coast have watched as storms have become more intense.
Not in the way storms used to be feared - mainly wind damage from cyclone-force storms. Andrew, Katrina, Ivan, Rita - all of those storms brought 100-mph-plus winds, with about a foot of rainfall.
ORT FOURCHON, La. — The most important piece of the North American continent right now may be a slice of land here, 13 miles long, 65 feet wide, much of it just six months old.
Congressman Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, said Tuesday that he and the rest of Louisiana’s congressional delegation have pushed initiatives to help Louisiana and America as a whole.
Graves, who represents Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District, which includes the northern parts of Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes, addressed the South Central Industrial Association Tuesday in Houma.
Since rainfall blanketed southeast Louisiana in August 2016, residents have wondered how the state can protect its people from future floods. Answering that question begins with understanding the geography we live in.