Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards today met with Sens. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) to discuss federal disaster aid for Louisiana in order to help the state recover from Hurricanes Ida, Nicholas, Laura, Delta, and Zeta.
The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) received federal approval September 14, 2021 to begin Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) operations to provide additional food aid to families impacted by Hurricane Ida.
There is nothing like a good football season, and with fewer COVID-19 restrictions more folks are pouring into the capital city. However, there’s just one problem, after Hurricane Ida hotel rooms are scarce.
After five people died across eight senior living facilities in the city, the city’s health department shut those facilities down saying the conditions were unfit, and evacuated the rest of the residents to state-sponsored shelters.
Pending further regulatory action, State Health Officer Dr. Joseph Kanter has ordered the immediate closure of the 7 nursing homes that evacuated to Independence on Friday, August 27 ahead of Hurricane Ida.
Gray Television, Inc. announced Wednesday, Sept. 1 that its portfolio of top local news television stations across 103 markets in the United States will partner with the Salvation Army to help raise funds following Hurricane Ida.
The plea comes amid long lines across the parish and state, following the effects of Hurricane Ida. Drivers we spoke to told us it’s been a tiring and frustrating experience trying to track down places that have fuel.