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State Sen. Karen Peterson helps organize relief for Ponce, Puerto Rico

State Sen. Karen Carter Peterson returned home from a nine-day visit to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico with the goal of organizing… Read More »

10/8/2017 | Read Story »

Some in Louisiana point to costly drastic insurance policy changes in White House hurricane relief request

WASHINGTON — Several Louisiana lawmakers and interest groups are sounding the alarm over major changes to the National Flood Insurance… Read More »

10/5/2017 | Read Story »

Select Comfort Dedicates Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Support Center

Select Comfort dedicated the company’s new technical support contact center in the Elmwood area of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. The new… Read More »

10/4/2017 | Read Story »

Coastal restoration industry to grow in Louisiana

Coastal advocates say Louisiana’s coastal master plan combined with the reparations from the BP oil spill will help expand the… Read More »

9/26/2017 | Read Story »

Coalition urges reauthorization, fixes to national flood insurance at Capitol Hill briefing

As Florida, Texas and Louisiana recover from devastating flooding from back-to-back monster hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the importance of reauthorizing… Read More »

9/18/2017 | Read Story »

Congress likely to extend flood insurance three months

WASHINGTON — The National Flood Insurance Program appears headed for a three-month extension. The U.S. Senate approved the measure Wednesday… Read More »

9/7/2017 | Read Story »

Congress faces deadline to renew flood insurance program

BATON ROUGE — The billions of dollars in flood damage Hurricane Harvey wrought in Texas puts pressure on a debt-ridden… Read More »

9/5/2017 | Read Story »

New Orleans Airport Adds More International Flights, Grows To 150 Daily Departures

NEW ORLEANS – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has been one of the fastest growing airports in the nation,… Read More »

9/5/2017 | Read Story »