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Mary L. Landrieu

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  • La. Senators Applaud Chinese Drywall Settlement

    Louisiana's U.S. senators are applauding a deal to fix 300 homes in the ongoing legal wrangling over defective Chinese drywall. On Thursday, Chinese drywall manufacturer Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Co., along with suppliers, builders and insurers,...
  • 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."...
  • Danation: The Health and Happiness Show

    Huzzah! After a last-minute vote in the wee hours of Monday morning, one that followed the last-minute appeal of Republican Sen. Tom Coburn that God smite some Democratic senator, so they wouldn’t have the 60 votes they needed, the Senate voted to...
  • 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...