Graves’ Statement on Second Anniversary of Hurricane Ida

Published 9:21 am Tuesday, August 29, 2023

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves released the following statement:

“Even though it has been two years since Hurricane Ida’s landfall, victims in south Louisiana are still feeling the impact. Immediately after the storm passed, we worked to secure and deliver funds to help people recover, but folks still have blue tarps on their roofs, some spend more time fighting insurance companies than rebuilding their livelihoods, and others still haven’t returned to our communities,” Graves said. “We won’t stop pushing the federal government to get disaster assistance out the door in a faster timeframe. We will also keep working to secure additional investment in hurricane and flood protection projects like Morganza-to-the-GulfUpper Barataria Basin Project, West Bank Project, and other critical coastal restoration projects to protect Louisiana’s coastal communities from future storms.”