If you sustained property damage as a result of the Feb. 7 tornadoes and severe storms, register with FEMA. You may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance to help you recover.
The presidential disaster declaration of Feb. 11 makes federal Individual Assistance available to eligible families and individuals in Livingston and Orleans parishes.
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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:
In The News
Livingston Parish faces an interesting conundrum in the upcoming years. The debate will center around one question -- were we ready?
For what, you may ask? Growth.
Friday, February 9, 2018
LAFAYETTE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry, with the support of Congressman Garret Graves, announced a lawsuit today against the Corps of Engineers.
The White House's proposed budget takes the ax to a wide range of domestic programs, but unlike in past years, federal oil money that funds Louisiana's coastal restoration efforts isn't on the chopping block.
BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to protect Louisiana's coastline, state Attorney General Jeff Landry charged in a federal lawsuit filed Friday.
The Senate's budget deal screws Louisiana flood victims - it only fixes duplication of benefits for Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands - despite the fact that our fix for Louisiana passed House with bipartisan support. Watch the video below to learn more.
by Diana Stancy Correll | Feb. 6 2018
Lawmakers and leaders of the maritime industry are rallying support for the Jones Act, a law intended to protect American shipping and maritime interests, as critics try to repeal or provide exemptions to the rule.
BATON ROUGE – Utility relocation plans on land along U.S. 61 will highlight discussion at the Comite River Task Force meeting Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the State Capitol.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has agreed to lop about three years off the permitting process for Louisiana's proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project.
Coming soon: bigger paychecks.
The GOP landed several legislative victories at the tail-end of 2017. Tax reform passed, and it came gift-wrapped with benefits for 2016’s flood victims. Also, Congressman Garret Graves led the charge for bi-partisan reform to the “duplication of benefits” clause hindering so many victims of the flood, as well as hurricanes Harvey and Irma, from receiving money to help with recovery.