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Many affected by Hurricane Rita have told me they sometimes feel forgotten. On the eve of this second anniversary of Rita, I say to the strong-spirited people of this region, Louisiana has not forgotten you, and neither have I.

So far more than $300 million in actual construction funds have been spent on the ground in the parishes most devastated by Rita, with hundreds of millions of investment on the way.
The Louisiana Recovery Authority just approved $16 million for long-term recovery projects in Cameron, Calcasieu and Vermilion parishes.

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