St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Parish President Robottom and other River Parish leaders meet with Rep. Maxine Waters

Parish President Robottom and other River Parish leaders meet with Rep. Maxine Waters

Parish President Natalie Robottom along with St. Charles Parish President VJ St. Pierre, St. James Parish President Timmy Roussel and the River Region Chamber of Commerce Chairman Mike Palamone visited with US Congresswoman, District 43, Maxine Waters in Washington D.C. to discuss her actions taken in California on the National Flood Insurance Program. Over 20 parish leaders from across South Louisiana, including Parish President Robottom are meeting with the Louisiana Congressional delegation, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials, officials from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and members of the House Financial Services Committee this week to voice concerns over, and propose solutions to, problems produced by the Biggert-Waters Act of 2012 and FEMA preliminary flood maps.

Pictured (l to r): St. Charles Parish President VJ St. Pierre, St. John Parish President Natalie Robottom, St. James Parish President Timmy Roussel and Chamber of Commerce Chairman Mike Palamone


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