Cassidy assesses hurricane damage in Plaquemines Parish

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy visited Plaquemines Parish Thursday to talk to residents and tour hurricane damage.

Cassidy talked to Plaquemines Parish President Kirk Lepine in Belle Chase about recovery and coastal restoration efforts for the parish.

“I appreciated the opportunity to discuss the needs of Plaquemines Parish residents with Senator Cassidy as we continue our recovery from Hurricane Ida,” Lepine said in a press release.

Cassidy said the visit to Plaquemines allowed him to hear from the people who know what is needed to finish the recovery process.

“Dr. Cassidy is committed to ensuring south Louisiana has Federal assistance to recover from Ida,” Lepine said.

Cassidy has visited Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Plaquemines, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany and Terrebonne parishes to tour the damage from Hurricane Ida that hit Louisiana in August.

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