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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

Accountability

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September 21, 2017 Event

Congressman Graves will address the Kiwanis Club of Baton Rouge  on Thursday, September 9th, 2017.

11:45 am registration

12:00 pm lunch

September 21, 2017 Event
September 20, 2017 Event

Congressman Graves will address the River Region Chamber of  Commerce on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017.

Ormond Plantation

13786 River Rd, Destrehan, LA 70047

Registration begins at 8:30am, Program starts at 9:00 am

September 18, 2017 In The News

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September 7, 2017 In The News

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What does this bill do?

This bill ensures the food stamp program (SNAP) has meaningful work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) by:

September 7, 2017 In The News

 

I believe in people — I believe they can do more than they think. Somewhere in years past, the government of this country gave up on people. They decided we could not take care of ourselves. With the Depression Era, food stamps were to be a short-term aid to families as they got back on their feet. It has swollen into an entitlement program that limits people’s ability to reach and achieve for themselves.

September 6, 2017 In The News

 

Congressman Garret Graves has been working on assistance for victims of Hurricane Harvey both legislatively, and physically.  He dropped by the studio this morning to talk about what is being sent to Texas and SW Louisiana, and what Congress will need to do next week on hurricane/flood relief.

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September 6, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — With federal disaster coffers stretched to the seams, the U.S. House of Representatives quickly passed a bill Wednesday to infuse $7.9 billion in disaster aid without taking amendments, pushing off a number of persistent questions about several federal disaster recovery policies.

August 30, 2017 In The News

As bulldozers pushed tons of dirt for a levee at Ellington Reach in Luling, Congressman Garret Graves told parish officials seeing work underway is the best part of the project for him.

 

“To see this project move to turning dirt this quick is impressive,” said Graves as worked continued behind him on the levee. “The help didn’t have to do with politics, this is the right thing to do.”