Parish president: Washington needs to be added to disaster list

September 5, 2008

Washington Parish is getting back to normal after its brush with Hurricane Gustav. But as late as Thursday afternoon, Parish President Richard Ned Thomas was still storming.

He said the office of U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise informed him Wednesday that Washington, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and St. Helena parishes were “out of the loop” for federal assistance, which includes financial reimbursement.…” Full story here.

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