Landrieu: “Holding Firm Until Moratorium Ends”
Even though the pressure to end my hold on the Obama Administration’s Office of Management and Budget nominee increased this week, I refuse to relent until the moratorium ends. Fighting for Louisiana’s economy and communities comes first, rather than following one president or towing the party line. Our coast is a working coast that cannot recover without a robust economy.
Although I am critical of the administration’s moratorium, I commend the president for keeping his commitment to rebuild the coast. Continue reading to learn about Sec. Ray Mabus’ recommendation to use BP penalty money for coastal restoration, my meeting with local leaders and the FEMA administrator and the rest of my week in Washington.
I look forward to seeing many of you during my upcoming trips to Louisiana. Check back next week or visit my Facebook page to find out when I’ll be in your town.