Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02), today announced the availability of $15 million in Homeland Security grants for Louisiana. This funding is provided through the FY 2015 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency and will go toward various projects throughout the state. This includes over $200K to the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (NORTA) and $4.8M to New Orleans Port Area entities, an increase of more than $300K compared to last year.
Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement before traveling with President Barack Obama and a group of Members of Congress on a historic trip to Kenya and Ethiopia.
Today, Rep. Richmond (LA-02) announced the availability of additional disaster recovery grants for Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) for damage suffered as a result of Hurricane Katrina. These funds, through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be used for the construction of four new school buildings on the SUNO campus.