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Former Lafayette Mayor-President to bid on administering small business grant program

Posted at 6:28 PM, Jun 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-22 19:28:22-04

Former Lafayette Mayor-President Joel Robideaux is among those seeking to bid on a contract to administer the $300 million in federal pandemic relief money for small businesses, according to the Greater Baton Rogue Business Report.

Earlier this month, the Louisiana Legislature approved a plan to spend $300 million in federal coronavirus aid to help small businesses recover from the outbreak, which was allocated to Louisiana by Congress to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Robideaux tells GBRBR that he is partnering with Baton Rouge attorney Jason DeCuir, who works with the Louisiana Economic Recovery Task Force.

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