07 June 2006

gov blanco brings 'wonderful news' to the state house

.mp3 here.

today the governor announced to the la house of representatives that due to the tireless efforts of senator mary landrieu with an assist from rodney alexander of all people and senator thad cochran chairman of the appropriations committee and chairman lewis of the conference committee in washington has just kept the 4.2 billion dollars [3.3b eur] intact for louisiana housing and some 3.9 [3.0b eur] billion dollars for levees *cha ching* "we are on our way to recovery" the governor promised.

1 USD = 0.782241 EUR 1 EUR = 1.27838 USD