Bill Cassidy

07/30/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/30/2021 17:36

Cassidy Announces $2 Million Grant to Catholic School in Lake Charles Devastated by Hurricane Laura


WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is granting $2,168,492.24 to the Society of the Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Lake Charles as reimbursement for the cost to construct and lease temporary classrooms after Hurricane Laura devastated the St. Louis High School.

'Almost a year later, we still have work to do to make sure Lake Charles is back on its feet,' said Dr. Cassidy. 'This funding helps children continue to learn despite Hurricane Laura closing their classrooms.'