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  • Sen. Landrieu Plans Trip To Study Dutch Flood Control

    Sen. Landrieu Plans Trip To Study Dutch Flood Control
    Next week, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu will lead a third congressional delegation to the Netherlands to study coastal restoration and flood control efforts in that country. State officials also will join her Nov. 9-12 as the group studies the Netherlands'...
  • Landrieu: Aquaculture Firms Eligible For Aid

    Landrieu: Aquaculture Firms Eligible For Aid
    Good news for people who grow things like fish, alligators and even seaweed: They will be able to apply for disaster aid in the future. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu says the Small Business Administration is now permitting aquaculture operations to apply for...
  • Undocumented Immigrant Students Call For Sen. Landrieu's Support Of The Dream Act

    Undocumented Immigrant Students Call For Sen. Landrieu's Support Of The Dream Act
    This afternoon undocumented students brought an education appeal to City Hall in New Orleans. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has their story. 19-year-old Yadira remembers, "I was just 13 years old, I didn't make my own decisions, so I had to come."...
  • Landrieu Announces More than $36 Million in Broadband Funds for Louisiana

    Landrieu Announces More than $36 Million in Broadband Funds for Louisiana
    United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, today announced that Louisiana will receive more than $36 million in Department of Agriculture Recovery Act funding to expand broadband...
  • Politicians Hope To Make BP Pay For Gulf Coast Restoration

    Politicians Hope To Make BP Pay For Gulf Coast Restoration
    A bright spot to BP's oil spill. The company may end up saving our dwindling wetlands. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano explains how. "There's an opportunity now presenting itself in Washington to push our agenda further," Says Senator Mary Landrieu....
  • BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration

    BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration
    Long before the BP oil spill, marshes and barrier islands throughout the Gulf Coast were losing ground.  Since the 1930s, hurricanes and developers chipped away at this region, leaving many areas vulnerable and defenseless. "Using the resources of the...
  • Landrieu, Grassley Discuss Foster Care On Tv

    Landrieu, Grassley Discuss Foster Care On Tv
    Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat, is joining a Republican colleague in a national television appearance to promote better foster care for children. Landrieu and Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, are to appear Friday on the Dr. Phil show to...
  • Federal Grants Fund 2 La. Transit Projects

    Federal Grants Fund 2 La. Transit Projects
    A pair of Louisiana transit projects are getting more than $8 million in federal grant money. An announcement Wednesday by Sen. Mary Landrieu says Jefferson Parish will receive more than $1.1 million for replacing transit vehicles. Meanwhile, the New...
  • Jefferson Parish Transit Department Receives $1.1 Million For Transit Vehicle Replacement

    Jefferson Parish Transit Department Receives $1.1 Million For Transit Vehicle Replacement
    United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu today announced more than $8.5 million for Louisiana transit providers from the United States Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as a part of its State of Good Repair discretionary...
  • Cedric Richmond To Be Sworn Into Congress This Week

    Cedric Richmond To Be Sworn Into Congress This Week
    It's time for the freshman to get to work. The start to 2011 means New Orleans politician Cedric Richmond will be a congressman now. Young Congressman-elect Cedric Richmond is getting ready to assume his new role in the House of Representatives, when the...
  • Landrieu urges fairness in recouping payments

    Landrieu urges fairness in recouping payments
    U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu says FEMA needs to be fair as it tries to recoup potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in improper payments to thousands of victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.       An audit by the Department of Homeland Security's...
  • Senator Landrieu Urges Drilling Permits Be Issued

    Senator Landrieu Urges Drilling Permits Be Issued
    U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu again is urging the Obama administration to issue deepwater drilling permits. The Louisiana Democrat called on the administration to approve new permits at a Senate Energy Committee meeting Wednesday. Landrieu says that deepwater...