Among the many anniversary specials that aired this past week, CBS' piece on the 'Cajun Navy' is my favorite, and is a powerful reminder that as strong as the winds and waters of Katrina were, the hearts and heroism of the people of Louisiana were far, far stronger.
This act will make speech generating devices more accessible for those that are affected by ALS or other diseases that effect the brain's ability to control speech. This funding will be made possible through our nations Medicare and Medicaid programs.
A program designed to get Louisiana families back on their feet after the 2005 hurricanes may be taking all the tax payers to the cleaners. Louisiana's Road Home Program shows almost a 1 Billion dollar discrepancy.
Did you know your hurricane insurance deductible was going up? Chances are if you're with State Farm it already has. Louisiana Insurance officials are in talks with the company to help homeowners avoid huge deductibles in the event of a storm.
Almost ten years after the storm, researchers are finding ways that hurricanes like Katrina have impacted our state. This new data could help save lives in the post recovery phase of a land falling hurricane.