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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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March 27, 2017 Blog Post

This Week Revisited – On the Floor

March 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act was pulled from the House floor on Friday: 

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March 22, 2017 Blog Post

Week of March 14 Revisited – On the Floor

March 17, 2017 Press Release

Graves Statement Regarding the State of Louisiana's Announcement That They Are Restarting Flood Relief Contract Solicitation                                                                

 

March 13, 2017 Blog Post

Week of March 7, 2017

This Week Revisited – On the Floor

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March 6, 2017 Blog Post

This Week Revisited – On the Floor

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March 3, 2017 Press Release

US Congressman Graves (R – South Louisiana) released the following statement regarding the decision by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm a 2015 ruling dismissing the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East suit:

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February 15, 2017 Blog Post

The following was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Graves as a courtesy.

Feb. 15, 2017

News Release

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Livingston Parish for Tornado Survivors

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February 13, 2017 Blog Post

If you sustained property damage as a result of the Feb. 7 tornadoes and severe storms, register with FEMA. You may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance to help you recover.

The presidential disaster declaration of Feb. 11 makes federal Individual Assistance available to eligible families and individuals in Livingston and Orleans parishes.  

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In The News

March 2, 2017 In The News

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March 2, 2017 In The News

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The federal program that has made a select group of Gulf Coast fishermen millionaires has left a lot of Louisiana fishermen out of the money.

March 2, 2017 In The News

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March 2, 2017 In The News

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Steve Southerland agrees: He was something of a threat to some commercial fishermen.

"I was in his kitchen," he tells us.

 Southerland served two terms in Congress.

March 2, 2017 In The News

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GRAND ISLE, LA (WVUE) -

On the tip of Louisiana's coast, Dean Blanchard built his seafood business from nothing.

March 1, 2017 In The News

DONALDSONVILLE – With the completion of a Union Pacific Railroad Modification over Bayou Lafourche completed, a ribbon cutting was held earlier this week near the site to celebrate a milestone in a project that will bring safer drinking water to some 300,000 residents who live further down the bayou.

March 1, 2017 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS – Congressman Garret Graves offered advice on how the Army Corp of Engineers should address the Comite River Diversion Canal.

“The Corps should watch from the stands as the state builds it so the Corps can see how to build a project,” said Graves, who spoke Thursday at a meeting of the Denham Springs Kiwanis Club.

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March 1, 2017 In The News

Tensions occasionally boiled over Thursday night as a divided crowd filled the Central Branch Library to hear Congressman Garret Graves give his take on various controversies of the new Trump administration, including the president’s recent attempt to impose a travel ban on seven Middle East countries.

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February 13, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump on Saturday approved a federal disaster declaration for Orleans and Livingston parishes following powerful tornadoes that devastated New Orleans East and Watson on Tuesday.

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January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.

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March 16, 2016 Video

Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Hearing entitled, “President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request For Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Programs” 

March 15, 2016

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