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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

Accountability

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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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February 10, 2017 Blog Post

Monday, February 6th 2017, 10:10 pm CST

 

Written by: Lee Zurik, Chief Investigative Reporter   See full story here

GRAND ISLE, LA (WVUE) -

On the tip of Louisiana's coast, Dean Blanchard built his seafood business from nothing.

“It's what made America great, is hard-working, good people,” Blanchard says.

February 6, 2017 Blog Post

Below is a snapshot of some of the recent legislation Congressman Graves has been working on in the US House of Representatives. If you have questions or comments regarding these or other legislative issues, contact our office today

 

This Week Revisited – On the Floor

February 6, 2017 Blog Post

The following information was originally published by FEMA and is being reposted here as a courtesy to Congressman Graves' constituents. 

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The Standard Flood Insurance Policy (SFIP) requires a policyholder to send the insurer a complete, signed, and sworn proof of loss within 60 days after the date of loss. Due to the significant, widespread flooding that occurred in portions of Louisiana between August 9, 2016 and August 31, 2016, FEMA issued two Write Your Own (WYO) Bulletins extending the proof of loss deadline:

February 3, 2017 Blog Post

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

Total Now at $60 Million for Louisiana Schools Affected by August Flood

Ascension schools to receive additional flood recovery funding

February 1, 2017 In The News

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A state auditor who reviewed progress on the Comite River Diversion Project has suggested the state pull the plug on the delayed plan. Congressman Garret Graves though still has faith in the project and believes there is still a way to move it forward.