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February 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) introduced more amendments to House Democrats’ budget reconciliation package than any other House Member in an effort to create accountability and improve the $1.9 trillion mega-bill – which, contrary to its title, will do little to provide COVID-19 relief. Graves’ amendments would recalibrate these dollars in ways that would actually benefit those most impacted by the pandemic while ensuring the taxpayer sees a demonstrable return on investment.

January 26, 2021 Event

Congressman Graves is hosting Virtual Office Hours for constituents this Tuesday, January 26th, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm CST. Constituents can choose to connect with Garret via a phone call or a video Zoom call. "Virtual Office Hours" are one of the many ways we work to be available and accessible.  

November 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation, announced the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Aircraft Certification Reform and Accountability Act (H.R. 8408) which aims to strengthen the Federal Aviation Administration’s certification process and improve the regulatory process.

October 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressmen Garret Graves and Joe Kennedy released the following statements after the U.S. House of Representatives announced that it has launched a long-awaited digital consent form to modernize the citizen experience with federal government agencies.

October 26, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced they were putting the final touches on the Interstate 10 widening project between East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes.

October 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement in response to the Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that disguises knee-capping offshore energy production in the name of reforming federal ocean management.

October 22, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today 11 grants totaling $6,251,041 awarded this week from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). More information can be found below with awarded grants.

Grants:

October 9, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) introduced bipartisan legislation today that will better protect Louisiana by standardizing research on natural disasters. The Disaster Learning and Life Saving Act, cosponsored with Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA), would establish an independent board to review underlying causes of natural disasters and make recommendations to all levels of government on how to keep Americans safe.

October 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after his bill, the Direct Enhancement of Snapper Conservation and the Economy through Novel Devices Act of 2019 (DESCEND Act), passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

October 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Aviation Subcommittee, released the following statement after legislation he cosponsored, The Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act of 2020 (H.R. 5912), passed the U.S. House of Representative today.