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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

In The News

March 11, 2016 In The News

GONZALES — U.S. Congressman Garret Graves said Thursday a highway priority plan for the five-parish Baton Rouge area he is developing with local leaders would rely on “true metrics,” not politics, to build a consensus for the plan’s spending priorities.

March 9, 2016 In The News

On Friday, Congressman Garret Graves spoke to the Louisiana Chapter of the American Planning Association. He cited a 2009 study from LSU professors Mike Blum and Harry Roberts that looked at Louisiana’s land loss related to levee construction over the last century.

March 7, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Graves testified at a U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing entitled, "The Impacts of Federal Fisheries Management on Small Businesses."

"Federal policy has obstructed our access to the great outdoors," said U.S. Representative Garret Graves (R-La.), lead witness for the hearing.

February 19, 2016 In The News

The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) of Louisiana is excited to announce that it will honor U.S. Representative Garret Graves with the 2016 Jerry Stone Conservationist of the Year.  The award, to be presented during the CCA Louisiana State Convention on February 26, is the highest conservation award given by the organization each year.

February 19, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Garret Graves addressed the Rotary Club of North Ascension at noon on Wednesday at Sammy’s Grill focusing mostly on traffic in the Baton Rouge metropolitan area he represents that is nearing a population of one million people and includes Ascension Parish which has added 70,000 new residents in the past 35 years.

February 10, 2016 In The News

Each week, Congressman Graves joins Talk 107.3 FM's “A.M. BATON ROUGE” to give an update on his work in Congress. This week, he commented on the Supreme Court’s action to slow President Obama’s executive actions on climate change through and interpretation of the Clean Air Act. He also discussed the president's proposed $10 tax on oil & gas.

February 3, 2016 In The News

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Garret Graves released the following statement today after CRISIS, the Capital Region’s business-led coalition for transportation improvements, released a report prioritizing four major trans

November 6, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON – The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a coalition of leaders of the nation’s premier health care companies and organizations, has honored U.S. Representative Garret Graves as a “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” at an award ceremony in Washington, DC.

November 6, 2015 In The News

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) announced today House passage of the landmark Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act. The six-year bill contains important Graves provisions that strategically position critical Louisiana transportation projects like I-10 in Baton Rouge and LA 1 in South Louisiana for competitive federal funding.

October 22, 2015 In The News

Hunting and fishing is part of life in Louisiana—it’s woven into the fabric of who we are. “Sportsman’s Paradise” is home to the most productive ecosystem in North America. In fact, the entire Gulf of Mexico region is blessed with a rich heritage and an enduring economy built on the bounty of the great outdoors.

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