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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

In The News

June 25, 2019 In The News
We’re all in this together.       
If there’s anything to be gathered from the eight studies of varying scopes and scales on the Amite River Basin, it’s that – no matter what we want to think, say, or do, every governmental entity, every community, and even every person has an effect on the watershed around them.
June 20, 2019 In The News

South Louisiana received a $400,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help communities safely clean up contaminated properties and encourage economic growth.

June 19, 2019 In The News
The Duplication of Benefits (DOB) saga is a fascinating one, but nothing brings that into as sharp a relief as the ending.       
June 19, 2019 In The News

Louisiana will likely receive $230 million of the relief money from the flood events of 2016, which caused extensive damage in parishes across south central and southeast Louisiana.

June 19, 2019 In The News

While officials in the Broome administration try to find a source of matching funds—some $2.1 million a year for 30 years—needed to draw down a $255 million federal windfall earmarked for five, local drainage projects known as the East Baton Rouge Parish Flood Control Project, they’re also trying to secure the matching funds needed to get a Stormwater Master Plan underway.

June 14, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The wait is over.

According to U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (R-District 6) the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released Duplication of Benefits (DOB) legal guidance.

June 5, 2019 In The News

BATON ROUGE, La. (WVUE) - Lawmakers and the Federal Communications Commission are working to fight robocalls.

June 4, 2019 In The News

Louisiana has a long history of supporting skilled home health care, a valuable service that allows our aging friends and neighbors to remain healthy and independent in their homes. Louisiana is home to two of the nation’s leading home health care companies. We are also fortunate to have lawmakers who understand that home health care is cost-effective and a patient-preferred.

May 23, 2019 In The News

While several state lawmakers lobby the Legislature for infrastructure funding to build a new Mississippi River bridge, among other transportation projects, efforts are also underway on the federal level that U

May 19, 2019 In The News

Livingston Parish is a coastal community, the southern portion at least.

Coastal erosion has allowed salt water to creep into Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas, eventually feeding into the bayous and rivers in southern Livingston.