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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.”
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.
This is the second announcement of FEMA grants to schools in the 6th Congressional District this week.
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.
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.
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.
Baton Rouge Business Report
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2019 | By Stephanie Riegel
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.
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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FBL Quick Takes: Duplication of Benefits 2/26/2019
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.