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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

In The News

July 29, 2016 In The News

Congressman Graves talks "Medical Waste" with Fox 8's Lee Zurik. The two discuss how some health insurers force customers to pay a premium on some prescription drugs - charging customers more than the actual cost of the medicine.  Pharmacists call it a "clawback" – insurers overcharge and claw back the money from the pharmacy and customer.

July 18, 2016 In The News

Watch the videos below to hear how Congressman Graves responded to questions about the the recent police shootings in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

July 14, 2016 In The News

Congressman Garret Graves joined Jim Engster to talk about his recent bill with Congressman Cedric Richmond to help law enforcement deal with confrontational citizens. Listen to the interview here

July 12, 2016 In The News

A local congressman has begun an effort to modernize the process of government oil and gas lease sales, and he should be commended.

U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, introduced a bill that would move those oil and gas lease sales online, taking advantage of technology that the whole world uses.

May 27, 2016 In The News

By Hayride Publisher, Scott Mckay

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May 12, 2016 In The News

Officials who are trying to dig the proposed Comite River Diversion Canal recently purchased more than 300 acres of wetlands in the McHugh Swamp to offset the ecological impact of the construction.

While the deal represents a step forward, the canal, which has been discussed since the 1980s, is still years away.

May 6, 2016 In The News

My job is to represent you, and that works best when you and I are interacting. That’s why I prioritize open communication. For example, folks in Ascension Parish had the opportunity to attend a Town Hall in Prairieville this week. We filmed a “postgame interview” so those of you who couldn’t make it can still be a part of the action.

April 27, 2016 In The News

BATON ROUGE – U.S. Rep. Garret Graves suggested how the Comite River Diversion Canal project could more quickly come to fruition.

“Take it away from the Army Corp of Engineers (COE),” the 6th Congressional District said in an address Monday at the weekly luncheon of the Baton Rouge Press Club.

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