Saturday, February 24, 2024
Saturday, February 24, 2024

United States

Kennedy and Cassidy announce $14.4 million in stormwater management aid for New Orleans

Senator John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $14,389,328 in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant for New Orleans’ Mirabeau Garden Stormwater Project.

Kennedy announces $22 million in disaster aid for Louisiana for Hurricanes Ida, Laura, severe storms

Senator John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $21,779,075 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

Milton Water System To Get Funds

United States Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) announced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will grant Louisiana $12,400,000.00 from his Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) for Louisiana’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) for fiscal year 2024 to upgrade drinking water and clean water infrastructure.

New Cosponsors, Supporters for Kids Only Safety Act

United States Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) announced growing support for the Kids Online Safety Act, with a total of 62 senators now cosponsoring the legislation.
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Cassidy, Markey Announce Chair Cantwell and Ranking Member Cruz as Cosponsors of COPPA 2.0 Children’s Privacy Legislation

United States Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Ed Markey (D-MA) announced that U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Chair and Ranking Member of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, have cosponsored an updated version of their Children and Teens’ Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA 2.0), which includes small modifications based on conversations with stakeholders and additional technical corrections. COPPA 2.0 unanimously passed the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee in July 2023. 

Cassidy Announces Louisiana Will Receive $21.8 Million from FEMA

United States Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) announced Louisiana will receive $21,779,074.77 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Hurricane Laura, Hurricane Ida, and severe winter storm relief.

Bill Introduced to Rename Street Near the Russian Ambassador’s Residence After Alexei Navalny

United States Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced that they will introduce legislation to rename a section of the street near the Russian Ambassador to the United States’ residence as “Alexei Navalny Way.”

Kennedy on LNG permitting pause: Biden a “sock puppet” for neo-socialists

Senator John Kennedy (R-La.), the ranking member of the Energy and Water Subcommittee on Appropriations, today condemned the Biden administration’s moratorium on permitting for liquified natural gas (LNG) exports.
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Kennedy backs bill to require Biden admin to enforce sanctions on Iranian oil

Senator John Kennedy (R-La.) has supported the End Iranian Terrorism (End IT) Act, which would require President Joe Biden to enforce sanctions on Iranian oil.

Higgins Votes to Override Biden’s LNG Permitting Ban

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted to pass H.R. 7176, the Unlocking our Domestic LNG Potential Act, which would reverse President Biden’s indefinite permitting pause on American LNG exports. C

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