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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana


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March 13, 2017 Blog Post

Week of March 7, 2017

This Week Revisited – On the Floor

March 6, 2017 Blog Post

This Week Revisited – On the Floor

March 3, 2017 Press Release

US Congressman Graves (R – South Louisiana) released the following statement regarding the decision by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm a 2015 ruling dismissing the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East suit:

March 1, 2017 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS – Congressman Garret Graves offered advice on how the Army Corp of Engineers should address the Comite River Diversion Canal.

“The Corps should watch from the stands as the state builds it so the Corps can see how to build a project,” said Graves, who spoke Thursday at a meeting of the Denham Springs Kiwanis Club.

The slow progress of the project, which first went on the drawing board in 1985, has been a thorn in the side of the second-term Republican from Baton Rouge.

March 1, 2017 In The News

Tensions occasionally boiled over Thursday night as a divided crowd filled the Central Branch Library to hear Congressman Garret Graves give his take on various controversies of the new Trump administration, including the president’s recent attempt to impose a travel ban on seven Middle East countries.

February 21, 2017 Event


February 15, 2017 Blog Post

The following was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Graves as a courtesy.

Feb. 15, 2017

News Release

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Livingston Parish for Tornado Survivors

BATON ROUGE, La. — A mobile disaster recovery center will open Thursday, Feb. 16, in Livingston Parish for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the Feb. 7 tornadoes.

February 13, 2017 Blog Post

If you sustained property damage as a result of the Feb. 7 tornadoes and severe storms, register with FEMA. You may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance to help you recover.

The presidential disaster declaration of Feb. 11 makes federal Individual Assistance available to eligible families and individuals in Livingston and Orleans parishes.  

February 10, 2017 Blog Post

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 10:10 pm CSTWritten by: Lee Zurik, Chief Investigative Reporter

February 10, 2017 Blog Post


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