“Steps must be taken now to protect lives, property, communities and the infrastructure that powers the United States,” said the delegation in their May 23 letter to the president.
As the leading Republican on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, Graves has advocated in Washington for BTR enhancements, pushing to help improve services and flight options for Capital Region travelers.
BY ELIZABETH CRISP | WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT with the Advocate
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BATON ROUGE – It was standing room only at a town hall meeting Monday night. Congressman Garret Graves along with Restore Louisiana representatives hosted the gathering to answer questions about duplication of benefits issues following the 2016 flood.
Baton Rouge, LA – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that Livingston Parish will receive a $5.3 million federal grant to fund the elevation of 88 homes that were substantially damaged during the 2016 flood.
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SCENSION PARISH- Trash in the Amite River has been an issue for years, but Saturday dozens of people joined forces to clean up the River.
It's all part of a project called The Amite River Clean Up.
Since the Comite Diversion Canal has been 40 years coming, a last-minute snarl from Kansas City Southern Railway is frustrating the public. The newest dispute involves maintenance of a new and higher railroad bridge over the canal.
The railroad is quarreling with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over how much the government will pay to maintain the structure.