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  • Louisiana gets $341,000 specialty crop block grant

    October 12, 2011 9:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A $341,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to improve competitiveness of specialty crops will be divided among four projects - two at the LSU AgCenter, one by a video production company and one bu the nonprofit that runs the Crescent City Farmers Market, Agriculture Commissioner... more »
  • Broussard accepts $600,000 block grant

    August 24, 2011 9:29 AM

    BROUSSARD, La. (AP) - The Broussard City Council has voted to accept a $600,000 grant from the Louisiana Community Block Grant Street Improvements Program. Mayor Charles Langlinais tells The Advocate the money will be applied toward a $1.1 million project to overlay about 50 streets. Langlinais says the money will... more »
  • Attorney General is getting $5 million from BP grant

    June 1, 2010 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is getting $5 million from the block grant aid given to Louisiana by oil giant BP for response to the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC gave Louisiana a $25 million grant for cleanup and response efforts. Gov.... more »

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