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Louisiana’s money for coastal restoration is threatened again: Opinion

May 24, 2017

If President Donald Trump succeeds in getting Congress to pass a budget that kills an offshore revenue sharing agreement that was meant to help Louisiana fight against coastal erosion, then Randy Newman should create a new song called “Louisiana 2017.” He wouldn’t have to change many of the lyrics from “Louisiana 1927.” The refrain would definitely be the same: “They’re trying to wash us away. They’re trying to wash us away.”