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June 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced a $126,356,000 loan for Dixie Electric Membership Cooperative from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following video and statement as the U.S. House of Representatives reauthorizes the bipartisan highway and infrastructure funding bill. Graves offered these opening remarks yesterday in the U.S.

June 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves announced a $2.1 million federal grant for Fletcher Technical Community College to support the construction of a new workforce training facility – and 500 new jobs – in Schriever. Information about the Investment Award is below:

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 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that Baton Rouge is receiving $1,654,617 in a Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) CARES Act award to support homeless families and individuals who have been affected by COVID-19 in Baton Rouge.

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 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that The Corps of Engineers has awarded the first Comite Diversion Canal construction contract in 15 years.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced $40,563,208.73 of federal flood recovery resources to repair damages at Denham Springs Elementary School (DSES), Southside Elementary School (SES), Southside Junior High School (SJHS) and for system-wide school contents replacement needs resulting from Louisiana’s Great Flood of 2016.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) issued the following statement and video message after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7010 – Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020.

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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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