SEVERE WX : Wind Advisory View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Cassidy Announces 2.7M Million for Louisiana Workforce Commission Following Hurricane Laura Relief Efforts

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is awarding nearly $2.7 million in federal funding to the Louisiana Workforce Commission for reimbursements following the Commission’s emergency response efforts during Hurricane Laura.

Posted: Feb 1, 2021 11:20 AM

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is awarding nearly $2.7 million in federal funding to the Louisiana Workforce Commission for reimbursements following the Commission’s emergency response efforts during Hurricane Laura.

“Our entire state was impacted by Hurricane Laura. The Louisiana Workforce Commission helped organize the emergency response to assist disaster victims. This funding ensures the Commission is properly compensated for its support during the storm,” said Dr. Cassidy.

The Commission will receive $2,686,619.83 from FEMA for implementing force account labor and contract services throughout the duration of the storm. The Commission provided staff to establish the state’s Emergency Operations Center in Baton Rouge, and staff also served meals, supplies and commodities to displaced evacuees all across Louisiana.

Lafayette
Partly Cloudy
69° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 69°
New Iberia
Partly Cloudy
69° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 69°
Ville Platte
Mostly Cloudy
68° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 68°
Abbeville
Partly Cloudy
70° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 70°
Crowley
Partly Cloudy
68° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 68°
St. Martinville
Partly Cloudy
69° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 69°
Opelousas
Cloudy
68° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 68°
Cool and Breezy Thursday

Latest Video

Image

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School Named Apple Distinguished School

Image

Breezy and Cool Thursday Weather

Image

The Great Resignation of 2021

Image

The winds of change are coming

Image

Healthy Spooktacular Halloween Treats

Image

Kid Lit Pick of The Week: "I Need My Monster"

Image

Tax Tips: How To File As LLC

Image

Tracking Severe Weather

Image

Plant lovers Increase During The Pandemic

Image

Indoor mask Mandate Debate

Community Events