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From our highways to our waterways, having a reliable and safe transportation system is critical to the safety, efficiency and economic development of South Louisiana.  Being on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and in a leadership position for the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, I will work tirelessly to reduce the traffic problems facing our area.  Working with our local, state and congressional leadership, I will strive to achieve solutions in national transportation policy and local transportation challenges. 

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More on Transportation and Infrastructure

October 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, member of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement after an extra $65,072,864 in federal funding was awarded to Louisiana for transportation and infrastructure projects.

October 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined colleagues in a letter urging President Biden to reconsider policy positions that are delaying the movement of goods and services, idling our ports, causing bare shelves in stores and driving up costs.

October 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, the Ranking Member of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation, and U.S. Congressman Sam Graves, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure, wrote to President Biden to convey their concerns following reports that the White House is pressuring U.S. air carriers to require their employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021, or else be fired.

October 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) announced proposals that would roll back improvements made during the Trump administration to reform the nation’s project delivery system.

October 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCU.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the second phase of the LA 1 corridor project was let today

October 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves joined members of Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation in setting the record straight on how infrastructure legislation currently before Congress would affect Louisiana. 

The letter was released following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s withdrawal of $4.3 trillion social welfare expansion and $1.2 trillion stimulus and infrastructure bills. 

October 1, 2021 Press Release

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, the Ranking Member of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation, and Congressman Troy A. Carter Sr. released the following statements regarding Louis Armstrong New Orleans International (MSY) receiving $5,845,00 in discretionary funding to upgrade the airport infrastructure. The funds will be awarded from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and will be used to construct an apron, meaning, areas where planes are stationed for boarding, refueling or other uses.

September 21, 2021 Press Release

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September 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee met to debate the at least $3,500,000,000,000 ($3.5 trillion) spending package currently being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives that would expand social welfare programs while there are record unfilled jobs.

September 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves is in Washington, D.C. today to advocate for the needs of Hurricane Ida impacted communities so they can get relief promptly.

Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will amend the at least $3,500,000,000,000 ($3.5 trillion) spending package currently being considered by the U.S. House that would expand social welfare programs.