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March 30, 2021 In The News

CENTRAL La. (BRPROUD) – As work on the Comite River Diversion project continues, Central residents are vocalizing their frustration with the timeline.

The time is ticking as Army Corps of Engineers crews work to complete the Comite River Diversion.

March 30, 2021 In The News

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers held a community meeting Monday, March 29, to give updates and answer questions about the project.

March 30, 2021 In The News

BATON ROUGE- Residents in Central expressed lots of frustration with the Comite Diversion Canal's continuous delays. 

"I'm tired of hearing about 30 people who don't want to give up their property, what about the 10's of thousands that lost their homes because of this, you have another event like this you better move out of the state," said one resident. 

March 3, 2021 In The News

We are pleased to announce the grand opening of your Ascension Parish office of Congressman Garret Graves located at:

Ascension Parish Government Building

615 E. Worthy Street, Suite 107, Gonzales, LA 70737

February 18, 2021 In The News

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January 4, 2021 In The News

The Louisiana Department of Health is coordinating the COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort in Louisiana. As more vaccines become available from the CDC, more individuals and groups will be offered a vaccination.

Limited amounts of COVID vaccines will be available beginning January 4, 2021 at some local pharmacies.

October 30, 2020 In The News

The Trump Administration

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


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.”