WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) issued the following statement today in response to President Trump’s approval of Louisiana’s disaster declaration to release federal assistance for Hurricane Barry recovery.

“Hurricane Barry didn’t wallop us like we expected, but it still caused significant property damage, said Sen. Kennedy. “The president’s disaster declaration will help us recover and rebuild.”

This disaster declaration will make federal funding available to the parishes of Allen, Iberia, Lafourche, Plaquemines, St. Mary, Terrebonne and Vermilion for all categories of public assistance.

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