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

By: - September 7, 2021 3:14 pm
Insurance commissioner doubles down as State Farm refuses evacuation expenses

Hurricane Ida caused widespread flooding in LaPlace in St. John the Baptist Parish. Biden administration officials said they also expect at least another $10 billion will be needed to address the destruction from Ida. (Photo by 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.