More than $350B in federal recovery cash starts rolling out to states, cities, parishes

New Orleans to receive $312 million

By: - May 10, 2021 2:44 pm

A container ship moves along the Mississippi River with the city skyline in the background August 25, 2006 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Louisiana Illuminator. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.