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Paul Rainwater, Louisiana Recovery Authority (2009)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-08-24

Duration: 00:27:04

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Rainwater, Paul | Louisiana Recovery Authority | Hurricane recovery | Disaster response and recovery | Road Home (Program: La.) | United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency | HIGHER EDUCATION | Louisiana Recovery School District | Charity Hospital (New Orleans, La.)


  • Rainwater, Paul Speaker


A speech by Paul Rainwater before the Baton Rouge Press Club on August 24, 2009. Rainwater is the Executive Director of the Louisiana Recovery Authority. He discusses: the need to transition from recovery into long-term community development; the changes and improvements made to the Road Home Program; changes to the Small Rental Program and the Small Rental Initiative Program; collaboration with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); the progress of FEMA disputes; and the progress of higher education, the Recovery School District, and Charity Hospital.