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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

Accountability

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July 20, 2017 In The News

US Rep. Garret Graves visited with AM Baton Rouge this morning and talked about some new legislation to ease some emissions regulations to more reasonable levels;  then, he was quite candid about his frustration with House-passed bills getting no action in The Senate due to that chamber’s inability to complete a vote on healthcare.  You can hear the interview here.

July 18, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC (WAFB) -

Louisiana Congressman Garret Graves spoke Tuesday morning to the Federal Highway Administration about a lack of upgrades to our interstates in the year since the historic flood.

The hearing was about safety on roads across the US.

June 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington DC - Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) introduced bi-partisan legislation in the US House of Representatives this week to modernize a core function of congressional office operations and streamline customer service for constituents – H.R. 3076, the Creating Advanced Streamlined Electronic Services (CASES) for Constituents Act of 2017.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Garret Graves (R-LA) released the following statements regarding today’s proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to rescind the Obama Administration’s flawed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, and to commence a new rulemaking to better clarify the definition of “waters of the United States”:

June 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) recently introduced the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Reform Act of 2017 to require the program to do more to connect the unemployed with existing job placement and job training opportunities so that more people who are able to work can. Graves introduced the bill to fight poverty, support families and promote self-sufficiency while helping stem the tide of government dependence.

June 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Garret Graves issued the following statement regarding this morning’s shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others in Virginia this morning:

“Most importantly, we are thankful that our fellow Louisianian, Steve, is going to recover and remain strong. We will continue to pray for him, his wife Jennifer and kids as he goes through the healing process.  We also pray for the staff and others wounded in today's attack.  

June 12, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) and Congressman Richmond (D-LA) have introduced legislation to help Louisiana flood victims financially recover from the historic flooding events that ravaged the state in 2016.  H.R.

May 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Garret Graves (R - South Louisiana) announced today highlights of the Fiscal Year 2017 “Work Plan” of Corps of Engineers projects in South Louisiana, including $6.7 million for the Comite River Diversion Canal. Using funds made available by the recently enacted Consolidated Appropriations of 2017, the Corps allocated resources to these notable projects:

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) released the following statement about reports of a memo written by former F.B.I. Director James Comey alleging the president asked him to end the federal investigation into the president's former national security advisor, Michael Flynn: 

May 8, 2017 Blog Post

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): The American Healthcare Act (AHCA)cd

The AHCA as amended delivers relief from Obamacare’s taxes and mandates that have hurt job creators, increased premiums, and limited options for patients and health care providers. It returns control of health care from Washington back to the states and restores the free market so Americans can access quality, affordable health care options that are tailored to their needs.