Our Views: Why flood aid took so long

When the partisan Capitol Hill battle over the budget stalled much-needed aid to flood victims in Louisiana, we were rightly upset with the delay, though we're happy, of course, that Congress has now agreed to a "down payment" of some…

Flood victims to wait for federal aid

BATON ROUGE- As congress is expected to approve $500 million for flood relief in South Louisiana, state leaders say it will take some time for the money to get to victims."It can take anywhere between five to eight months," said Pat Forbes Monday, the executive...

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