The Restore Louisiana Task Force values the media’s part in keeping residents informed on the latest developments with flood relief and assistance programs. This page includes news releases and other important information for news media. If you’re a reporter and can’t find material or if you need an interview, please call our media contact, Shauna Sanford at 225-219-9313, or email us at

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Document Date/Time
Task Force Meets June 9 at Capitol RLTF_6-9_Meeting-Notice.pdf June 5th, 2017
Gov. Edwards Visits Restore La. Housing Assistance Center in Baton Rouge RLTF_Gov.-Edwards_applications_release_5-31-17_.docx May 31st, 2017
Applications Open May 26 for Loan Program Targeting Flood-Impacted Small Businesses RLTF_SmallBusinessProgram_pressrelease_5-22-17.pdf May 22nd, 2017
Environmental Reviews, Applications Begin in Homeowner Assistance Program RLTF_5-12_postmtg_release_5-12-17.pdf May 12th, 2017
Outreach Events to Assist Flood‐Affected Homeowners with Initial Survey May-Homeowner-Outreach_Press-Release_5-10-17_FINAL.pdf May 12th, 2017
Task Force Meeting Set for May 12 RLTF_5-12_premeeting_release.pdf May 9th, 2017
Residents Warned of Scams Claiming Fraudulent Grants RLTF_scam_alert_5-3-17.pdf May 3rd, 2017
La. Secures Additional Recovery Funding RLTF_CR_statement_release_5-1-17_FINAL.pdf May 1st, 2017
State Signs Contract with IEM to Oversee Homeowners Assistance Program RLTF_ContractorSigning_release_4-25-17.pdf April 25th, 2017
Task Force Updated on Rental, Small Business Programs RLTF_post-meeting-release_4-21-17.pdf April 21st, 2017