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Rep. Jerome Zeringue, R-Houma, helped create the state budget as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Garner/LSU Manship School News Service

State budget approved

By Kathleen Peppo
LSU Manship School News Service

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Louisiana to begin spending $811 million in federal COVID-19 aid

BATON ROUGE – More than 450,000 Louisiana small businesses may be eligible for grants under a federally funded COVID-19 relief program, State Treasurer John Schroder said Monday.
The Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program fund contains $300 million. So if Schroder’s estimate is close to accurate, the grants for each business could be less than $700, though there is no way to know yet how many will apply or how much they will request. The maximum possible grant amount is $15,000.

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Friday's Abbeville Meridional newspaper will be delivered Friday afternoon

Due to mechanical issues from the printing press, the Abbeville Meridional's home delivery of Friday's paper is expected to be late. Expect the Meridional to be delivered early Friday afternoon.

The paper is available in its e-edition format.

Please do not call the circulation department unless you have some other delivery issue.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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