White House seeks at least $24B to aid Louisiana, other states struck by hurricanes, wildfires

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In St. John the Baptist Parish, Ida’s storm surge flooded LaPlace, whose residents have faced many natural disasters over the years. (Julie O’Donoghue/Louisiana Illuminator)

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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.

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