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September 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) Graves introduced today the Building U.S. Infrastructure through Limited Delays & Efficient Reviews (BUILDER) Act (H.R.

September 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after President Donald Trump approved Louisiana’s Emergency Declaration ahead of Hurricane Sally.

September 11, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Dr. Ray Belton, President-Chancellor of Southern University, announce the awarding of a $300,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant that will be used to boost Southern University’s capacity to develop regional economic development strategies for the Capital Region in response to COVID-19.

September 10, 2020 Press Release

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined Southside Elementary and Southside Junior High at the groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate their new Southside campus.

September 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $2,134,000 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to South Central Planning and Development Commission.

August 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced $14,350,478 in federal funding from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and notified Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn Wilson today.

August 28, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office will be reimbursed $2,242,377 in response to the 2016 Flood and emergency housing solution for Livingston Parish sheriff deputies.

August 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the pre-solicitation notice for shrimp purchases.

August 17, 2020 Press Release

ZACHARY, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) went to the Zachary Fire Department this morning to congratulate the team for their efforts in guiding the community toward the highest rating possible which potentially saves community members in insurance costs.

August 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today 11 grants, totaling $5,183,666, awarded this week from the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). More information can be found below with awarded grants listed by agency.

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In The News

July 2, 2020 In The News

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has officially entered into a Construction Management at Risk (CMAR) contract with the company the state agency has selected to build three new bridges in East Baton Rouge Parish as part of the Comite River Diversion Canal project.

May 26, 2020 In The News

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Congressman Garret Graves joins Louisiana Business and Industry Show to talk about the coronavirus recovery and the reopening of Louisiana. 

March 17, 2020 In The News

Because many families, businesses, and tax preparers may be unable to meet their tax obligations despite their best efforts, President Trump is allowing “the Treasury Department to defer tax payments, without interest or penalties, for certain individuals and businesses negatively impacted.”

December 6, 2019 In The News

It would appear that the statement continually uttered by Congressman Garret Graves, that 'disaster recovery is six times more expensive than disaster prevention,' has hit the right ears.

December 6, 2019 In The News

This is the second announcement of FEMA grants to schools in the 6th Congressional District this week.

November 27, 2019 In The News

Being a member of the United States Congress is no easy task.

The job requires capitulation and team work with 434 other members which come from a variety of backgrounds, including sex, age, race, political affiliation, ability to process information – well, you get the idea.

November 27, 2019 In The News

All too often in an election year, we hear that government should be run like a business.

And all too often, we don’t unpack all the conflicting realities represented in that statement.

November 20, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Garret Graves is pointing to recovery hurdles Louisiana faced in the wake of historic flooding in 2016 and other recent disasters in arguing for a major overhaul in how federal long-term recovery efforts are handled. But he's not a fan of a proposal that's making its way through Congress currently.

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November 20, 2019 In The News

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2019 |  By Stephanie Riegel

November 12, 2019 In The News

In August 2016, a slow-moving storm pummeled southern Louisiana for several days, inundating some areas with upwards of 30 inches of rain, ravaging the region with widespread flooding and record-high river swells.

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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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