Dardenne: state Comite funds can’t be used to match $255M for drainage projects

Jay Dardenne LSU
LOCAL FAVORITE: One name that’s been prominently mentioned, especially if there’s a deconsolidation of the president-chancellor position, is Jay Dardenne, the commissioner of administration for Gov. John Bel Edwards. (Photo by Don Kadair)

As city-parish leaders try to find a source for the $2 million a year needed to match $255 million in federal funds earmarked for five badly needed local drainage projects, some are eyeing state money…

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