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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.
Congressman Garret Graves joined the show today to give us his weekly update about what his office is working on. Graves talks about his visit with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to talk about improvements to the VA hospital. Congressman Graves said that it was good to visit with the Secretary to talk about all the good VA Louisiana is doing and what improvements are necessary. Garr
Nov. 4 was the first day that the Trump administration could file paperwork to officially withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, and it wasted no time doing so.