Louisiana senators propose plan for $250 billion in aid

09/23/2005 | Engineering News-Record

Senators from Louisiana have proposed a 10-year plan consisting of about $250 billion in federal aid to help their state rebuild after Hurricane Katrina. Congress has so far approved $62.3 billion in relief for Louisiana and other Gulf Coast states, and the proposal from Senators Mary Landrieu, D-La., and David Vitter, R-La., call for part of the funds to come from federal appropriations, however they also are asking for 50% of the revenue to come from oil and gas leases off the state's coast.

View Full Article in:

Engineering News-Record

Published in Brief: