Senator Bill Cassidy

Don Ames
June 15, 2019 - 2:02 pm
Senator Bill Cassidy says the feds have finally relented and will allow those who suffered damage in the 2016 floods, but received SBA loans, access to Louisiana RESTORE grant money. Cassidy says those who make below 120 percent of the area-median-income will be immediately eligible for RESTORE,...
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February 18, 2019 - 9:30 am
(WWL.com) Senator Bill Cassidy says President Donald Trump plans to use his proposal that calls for using seized assets from Mexican drug cartels to help pay for the eight-billion dollars that the president plans on spending to erect a physical barrier along America’s southern border. Cassidy says...
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February 04, 2019 - 3:29 pm
(WWL.com) Republican Senator Bill Cassidy files legislation that would take money seized from drug cartels and us it to pay for a southern border wall. Cassidy says instead of having Americans pay for the wall, let it be Mexican cartels. “I like that, because not only does it secure the Southern...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 22, 2018 - 8:55 am
Lawmakers from Louisiana are responding to the partial shutdown of the federal government. Congressman Steve Scalise from Metairie is blaming the Democrats for failing to pass funding for the border wall. Americans want safe communities and secure borders. They see right through the dangerous...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 04, 2018 - 12:15 pm
A woman fighting the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court confronted Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana this week. The two debated the merits of the sexual assault claim against the nominee. "Rapists are bad," the woman told the senator. He questioned her characterization of...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 01, 2018 - 7:24 am
US Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana says unless an FBI investigation uncovers any concerning new material about allegations of sexual assault against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, he expects a final confirmation vote for his lifetime appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court to be held later this week. The...
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