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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Louisiana Congressmen Cedric Richmond and Garret Graves introduced legislation in the House of Representatives today that would boost the share of offshore energy revenues for Gulf Coast states, providing a substantial increase in funding for Louisiana’s coastal restoration and flood protection projects.

July 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation called for federal action to protect Louisiana’s seafood industry against the ongoing impacts of record high water on the Mississippi River and the historical, two openings of the Bonnet Carre Spillway in 2019. 

 

June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) issued the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court opinion in Department of Commerce v. New York:

June 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (R-Baton Rouge) today announced that the U.S.

June 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) and U.S. Rep. Garret Graves (LA-06), members of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, introduced the Coast Guard Shore Infrastructure Improvement Act, legislation to help reduce and better manage the serious maintenance backlog for Coast Guard shore infrastructure.

May 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation are urging President Donald Trump to act in coordination with state, parish, levee district, and emergency officials in Louisiana and to grant the state’s disaster declaration request in response to record-breaking high water on the Mississippi River.

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May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) will be awarded a $15 million federal grant through the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) – the second largest AIP grant awarded nationwide.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Graves Announces Winners of 2019 Congressional Art Competition

                                                                

April 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced that Louisiana will receive a $94.7 million share of nearly $215 million in FY 2018 Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) energy revenues that the four Gulf oil and gas producing states will receive.

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In The News

July 18, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - After Governor John Bel Edwards declared a 'State of Emergency' for the State of Louisiana, both the parish and city of Denham Springs followed suit.

The disaster declarations open up the funnel for federal funds and support, but only if President Donald Trump declares the final level of the emergency.

July 18, 2019 In The News

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (WAFB) - Fortunately, Hurricane Barry did not deliver the punch it initially threatened, but that didn’t keep many in Livingston Parish from worrying about the wall along I-12. Improved designs in the wall barricade are now part of a federal law.

July 10, 2019 In The News

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 — A storm moving through the Gulf of Mexico has a fair chance of sending heavy rainfall to the northern and eastern Gulf Coast this week. Experts say flooding is almost certain and people in the region should get ready now. The American Red Cross offers steps people can take to be ready for this severe weather:

July 9, 2019 In The News

Congress overwhelmingly approved the legislation in September 2018, but holdups with the Office of Budget Management led to a battle that ended when President Donald Trump ordered release of the funds last month.

July 7, 2019 In The News

An $8.8 million project aimed at easing traffic problems near the Mississippi River bridge in Baton Rouge may be finished next month.

The state is opening a new, Terrace Avenue exit off Interstate 110 South.

Work began last August and was supposed to be finished this month.

June 27, 2019 In The News

BATON ROUGE - A neighborhood along Acadian Thruway, near I-10 and Dawson Creek, is tired of flooding. The most recent storm on June 6, 2019, was the final straw.

At least 17 homes flooded along Honeysuckle Ave. and surrounding streets. Piles of debris sit at the curb, as it has in the past since this isn't the first time some of these homes have flooded.

June 27, 2019 In The News

There’s a lot of moving parts surrounding the Amite River.

Several communities shed their water into the river’s basin, which runs about 117 miles from its mouth in Mississippi, with roughly 37 miles of those being navigable.

June 27, 2019 In The News

Households of $90,000 or more must appeal to the state for a hardship to repay the SBA loan. The ball will now be in the court of Governor John Bel Edwards to define “hardship.”

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January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
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November 16, 2018 Video

About FBL Quick Takes | Congressman Garret Graves gives his take on top issues in these short video clips, which are pulled from recent Facebook Live Virtual Town Halls hosted by the congressman.

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January 25, 2018 Video

Many in The House are incredulous that The Senate can’t seem to get their act together.  This morning, in our DC Current Segment, brought to you by LABI, we had a very frank discussion with Congressman Garret Graves.

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