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 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
Task Force Meets April 21 at Capitol RLTF_pre-meeting-4-18-17_release.pdf April 18th, 2017
State Selects Contractor for Homeowner Assistance Program RLTF_ContractorHire_release_4-13-17.pdf April 13th, 2017
Initial Survey Opens for Homeowner Assistance Program RLTF_SurveyAvailable_4-10-17.pdf April 10th, 2017
Initial Survey for Homeowner Assistance Begins April 10 RLTF_survey_release_4_5_17.pdf April 5th, 2017
Task Force Meets in Shreveport, State in Final Steps for Funding RLTF_post-3-31_meeting_release_3-31-17.pdf March 31st, 2017