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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.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) spoke out today against H.R. 1957 – the Great American Outdoors Act before voting no on its’ final passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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June 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed S. 3422, the Great American Outdoors Act, which now heads to the U.S. House for a vote.

June 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that Louisiana Highway 1 is receiving a $135 million grant from U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to construct approximately 8.3 miles of elevated highway from Leeville Bridge to Golden Meadow.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the final rule that will help accelerate and promote the construction of important energy infrastructure across the United States while protecting our nation’s waterways.

May 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) called upon the Department of Treasury and the Federal Reserve to remain committed to oil and gas businesses being considered applicable under the new Main Street Lending Program.

May 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined all House Republicans of Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards today urging him to apply federal coronavirus reopening guidelines on a local or regional basis. In the letter, the delegation members highlighted the need to reopen regionally rather than maintaining a statewide shutdown that is causing undue harm to Louisiana families.