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Sen. Boudreaux’s Health Update

From the Office of Senator Gerald Boudreaux Last week, Senator Boudreaux had surgery to remove a growth that was found on his Thymus gland during a routine physical.  The growth was found to be benign.  He was released from the hospital and is at home with his family now recovering for the next 3-6 weeks. […]

Sen. Boudreaux’s Reflections on the 2016 Legislative Sessions

This year, the Louisiana State Legislature spent a historic nineteen weeks in session. Our primary goal was to address the budget deficit. While progress was made, we still have work to do, beginning with the taxation structure of our system and the unregulated give-aways that are occurring.   However, I would like to highlight the […]

Sen. Boudreaux Comments on Community Violence

As your state senator, I cannot say I have all the answers.  But I strongly believe that we need to come to the table as a community to discuss the violence surging in our country.  If we work together and support each other, we will be able to keep our community safe.  Violence is not […]

Local Updates on South Louisiana Flooding

Posted August 19th: How to File a Flood Insurance Claim Posted August 18th: FEMA Assistance for Lafayette Parish, Requirements During Cleanup   Lafayette Parish residents who were affected by the recent floods may now be eligible for assistance from FEMA. Anyone who was impacted by flooding should register with FEMA, including individuals who are already covered by a […]

Gov. Edwards, DOTD, Officials Highlight $60 Million Transportation Project

  LAFAYETTE – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards joined Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) Secretary Shawn Wilson and local elected officials to highlight a major transportation project set to begin between the I-10/I-49 interchange and the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. Last month, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded a $60 million FASTLANE grant to […]

LQHBA Provides Scholarships and Donations

Senator Boudreaux had the opportunity to be present at the presentation of two donation ceremonies at Delta Downs by the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) earlier this month. On July 9th, the LQHBA provided $1,000 scholarships for two high school graduates from Sulphur, DeAnna Bonham and Jace Gilbert. Both students will be continuing their higher education […]

Sen. Boudreaux Co-Hosts Medicaid Family Enrollment Event

  I am co-hosting a Medicaid Family Enrollment Event in partnership with Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana and the LA Department of Health.  We are here to help you understand the new eligibility requirements for Medicaid and get you the care you and your family need.  Contact Certified Navigator Terri Kebodeaux for more information by calling 337-989-0001.

Sen. Boudreaux and Daughter Lead the Senate in Prayer and the National Anthem

  Both Senator Boudreaux and his daughter, Hallie, had opportunities to stand in front of the Louisiana State Senate and provide them with moments to reflect before dealing with the business of our state. In the final week of session, Senator Boudreaux led the Senate in prayer in preparation for the final stretch of legislative […]

Sen. Boudreaux to Attend White House Briefing

  Senator Gerald Boudreaux will be attending a State Legislative Leadership Briefing at the White House on July 21, 2016 hosted by the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. The briefing will be an opportunity to meet with Senior White House officials to discuss current issues, exchange ideas about the President’s domestic policy priorities, and how we can […]