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"Our lieutenant governor is using these funds to play politics instead of using this money in the most impacted areas. The governor committed $3 million to each of the hardest-hit parishes in November of last year. ... It's not right that Dardenne gives 64 parishes money for a spill that happened along the coast." — Plaquemines Parish president Billy Nungesser March 9, complaining about Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne's adminstration of the first $30 million tourism payout from BP. Dardenne pointed out the deal was struck before he became lieutenant governor last November, and said he was just distributing the funds.

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