Odyssey House Opens New Community Health Center With $1 Million Federal Grant Through Congressman Troy Carter

April 24, 2024

Odyssey House Louisiana (OHL) now has a new federally qualified one-stop-shop primary and behavioral health care center due to a $1 million appropriation spearheaded by Congressman Troy Carter (LA-2). Carter – along with various partnering agencies and individuals – cut the ribbon to open the new clinic in the Lafitte-Treme neighborhood on Tuesday, April 23. While introducing […]


Louisiana Bucket Brigade Responds to Scalise-Led Energy Legislation

April 2, 2023

The U.S. House of Representatives’ recent passage of energy legislation aimed at expanding mining and fossil fuel production in the U.S. brought a quick rebuke from the Louisiana Bucket Brigade and similar organizations. Authored by Steve Scalise, the legislation dubbed by environmentalists as “The Polluters Over People Act,” would repeal crucial portions of President Biden’s […]


Resilience Workforce Receiving Greater Recognition and Protections

February 9, 2022

Besieged with an ongoing series of natural disasters, New Orleans has always been a place where low-paying jobs were available for often undocumented men and women who were desperate for employment. These workers – who helped rebuild after Hurricane Katrina and other storms and are currently providing  outreach services during COVID-19 – are now known […]


Federal Infrastructure Plan Win-Win for America and Louisiana

August 19, 2021

In prepared remarks before the Bureau of Governmental Relations (BGR) yesterday, Congressman Troy Carter highlighted federal assistance programs that are helping Louisiana’s businesses and residents while also urging more cross-the-aisle friendships in Washington.    Infrastructure “The bipartisan infrastructure package is a proud example of how we can work together and show that bipartisanship is not a […]


Gary Carter Jr. Victorious in State Senate Race

June 13, 2021

State Representative Gary Carter Jr. easily overcame three other contenders to win the State Senate District 7 seat recently vacated by his uncle Congressman Troy Carter. A 46-year-old civil attorney, Carter’s victory will ensure that the Carter family’s history of service to West Bank residents will continue. “I want to thank the people of Senate […]


Congressman Troy Carter Discusses His Plans As Newly Appointed Representative for Louisiana’s Second Congressional District

June 1, 2021

Congressman Troy Carter was sworn in on May 11, 2021 to represent Louisiana’s Second Congressional District. Speaker Nancy Pelosi quickly appointed Carter to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Small Business Committee where he will help play a crucial role in responding to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and related natural disasters. One […]


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