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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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May 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Garret Graves (R - South Louisiana) announced today highlights of the Fiscal Year 2017 “Work Plan” of Corps of Engineers projects in South Louisiana, including $6.7 million for the Comite River Diversion Canal.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) released the following statement about reports of a memo written by former F.B.I.

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May 9, 2017 Blog Post

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

 

Transitional Sheltering Assistance for Louisiana Survivors Extended

 

May 8, 2017 Blog Post

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): The American Healthcare Act (AHCA)cd

May 5, 2017 Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA - Congressman Garret Graves (R-Capital Region) announced today that FEMA has issued an additional waiver of the 60-day proof of loss requirement in response to a deadline extension request he sent to FEMA’s Acting Administrator on May 1, 2017.

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – Baton Rouge) released the following statement today regarding the Department of Justice’s Alton Sterling decision:

We cannot allow the tragic shootings of 2016 or the fallout to define us or our community, but we can learn from those experiences.

May 2, 2017 Press Release

 

Today Congressman Garret Graves (LA-06) commended the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) vote to unanimously keep the shrimping anti-dumping trade enforcement orders in place for five more years against China, India, Thailand and Vietnam.  The orders on Brazil were revoked, but imports from Brazil are minimal.

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May 1, 2017 Blog Post

Last week it was reported that a new amendment to the American Health Care Act “exempts members of Congress and their staff" from health care changes. 

Like you, I think that’s absurd.

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In The News

May 19, 2017 In The News

Two Louisiana Congressmen called on the federal government Thursday to afford city-parish officials an additional year to spend $1.6 million in grant dollars dedicated to the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination program, saying it would be a "historic tragedy" to allow the unused funding to expire at the end of the summer.

May 3, 2017 In The News

DALLAS – (May 2, 2017) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $158,101 to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (LDHH) to support several public drinking water systems in Louisiana. The funding is part of EPA’s ongoing commitment to assist local drinking water systems in Louisiana.

 

April 27, 2017 In The News

Ordinarily I would have preferred a candidate from closer to home when the time came to elect a congressman to represent this area.

April 26, 2017 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) - Click here to see video 

Representative Garret Graves stopped by Denham Springs Junior High School on Monday to talk about online safety.

April 11, 2017 In The News

Washington, D.C. – April 6, 2017 – The recreational fishing and boating community praised the introduction of a bill that addresses critical challenges facing saltwater recreational fishing at the federal level.

April 10, 2017 In The News

Homeowners affected by the historic floods that swept Louisiana in March and August can now begin the initial application process for the state's upcoming housing recovery programs.

March 2, 2017 In The News

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March 2, 2017 In The News

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GRAND ISLE, LA (WVUE) -

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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PANAMA CITY, FL (WVUE) -

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.

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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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