Hunter Lovell

Rep. Graves Instrumental in Helping Louisiana Flood Victims Still Struggling to Receive Funds

Just $344 million of the $1.7 billion Restore Louisiana flood recovery program has been allocated to Louisiana residents

Tammie Angel and her husband scrambled to raise the furniture in their home and evacuate at 3 a.m. on Aug. 14, 2016. The couple had lived in their suburban Baton Rouge home for 25 years and never imagined that nearly three feet of water would swamp most of their possessions, costing them $100,000 in damages and devastating the surrounding area during historic flooding across parts of south Louisiana.

Labor’s Piggy Bank

States deducted nearly $150 million in union fees from Medicaid caregivers' paychecks in 2017, new report shows

money cashDemocratic strongholds deducted nearly $150 million from Medicaid caregivers' payments and handed them to labor unions in 2017, according to a report released by the Freedom Foundation.