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 Approves Plans for $1.2 Billion Appropriation RLTF_Jan20_post-meeting_release_FINAL.pdf January 20th, 2017
Jan. 20 Task Force Meeting Media Release RLTF_Jan20_meeting_release_1-17-17V3.pdf January 17th, 2017
OCD Outlines Homeowner Assistance Plan Proposed for $1.2 Billion Appropriation RLTF_Jan9_press_club_1-9-17V1.pdf January 9th, 2017
Gov. Edwards Provides Updates on Flood Relief Appropriations RLTF_GovEdwards_comments_1-6-17.pdf January 6th, 2017
Jan. 6 Task Force Meeting Media Release RLTF_Jan6_meeting_release_1-3-17V3.pdf January 3rd, 2017
Ouachita Parish Meeting Presentation Road-Show-Presentation_W.Monroe_v6.pdf December 20th, 2016
Flood Task Force Meets in Northeast La., Accepts Public Comments on Action Plan RLTF_Northeast_La_release_12-16-16.pdf December 16th, 2016
Spanish, Vietnamese Versions of Action Plan Available RLTF_programs_release_12-14-16_FINAL.doc.pdf December 14th, 2016
OCD to Tour Flood-Affected Areas for Public Input RLTF_road_show_release_12-8-16_FINAL.pdf December 8th, 2016
Task Force Approves Assistance for Small Business, Renters RLTF_Dec2_meeting_12-2-16_FINAL.docx December 6th, 2016