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June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement:

April 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) brought Lafourche Parish President Archie Chaisson to the U.S. House Natural Resources Republican Forum: Where are the Jobs?”. The forum provided an opportunity to highlight the Administration’s recent executive orders and their impact on the energy sector, local businesses, restaurants and more – all interwoven parts of Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District.

April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) introduced the Building U.S. Infrastructure through Limited Delays and Efficient Reviews (BUILDER) Act, which modernizes the National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Act to make infrastructure project reviews more efficient, reduce project costs, spur economic recovery, and rebuild America.

March 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressmen Garret Graves and Steve Scalise announced that Louisiana will receive a $109,948,761 share of nearly $249 million in the FY 2020 Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) energy revenues that the four Gulf oil and gas producing states will receive. Of the revenues, the State of Louisiana will receive $87,959,009.28 while the coastal parishes receive $21,989,752.31.

March 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined fellow Gulf State congressional members in introducing legislation that makes the federal government pay Louisiana compensation for lost revenues due to President Biden’s executive orders that knee-cap offshore energy production in the name of better energy and climate policy.

January 27, 2021 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – Congressman Garret Graves issued the following remarks today regarding President Biden’s executive actions on energy and the environment:  

“On the campaign trail, President Biden said that he would not ban oil and gas: “we’re not getting rid of fossil fuels for a long time.” Apparently, “a long time” means less than one week. What was obvious then is undeniable now: this was a flat-out campaign lie to get elected. 

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 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Ørsted and Eversource announced this week the execution of a long-term charter agreement for the provision of the first-ever U.S.

August 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Mark Menezes as Deputy Secretary of Energy (DOE).

 

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives approved a number of Louisiana-centric priorities advanced by Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and included in the six-bill appropriations package the House passed today to fund the Department of Defense, Commerce-Justice-Science, Energy and Water, Financial Services, Labor-HHS-Education, and Transportation-HUD. Graves successfully influenced all six appropriations bills and secured wins on issues that matter to Louisiana’s families, economy and future.