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
Housing Assistance Centers Open, Outreach Scheduled for Flood-Impacted Homeowners Restore_HAC_Outreach_-Release_6-23-17.pdf June 23rd, 2017
$43 Million Small Business Loan Program Open for ‘Essential Services’ Only Until June 30 RLTF_SmallBusinessProgram_Followuprelease_6-14-171.pdf June 14th, 2017
Restore La. Task Force 6-9-17 Meeting Agenda Restore-Louisiana-Task-Force-Agenda-6-9-17.pdf June 8th, 2017
Restore Louisiana Task Force Meets June 9 RLTF_6-9_premeeting_release_6-6-17.pdf June 6th, 2017
Public Comment Period Opening on Plan to Extend Housing for Flood Survivors RLTF_AmendmenttoActionPlan_6-5-17.pdf June 6th, 2017
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