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FEMA is now considering adding flooding from heavy rains when defining flood zones
NEW ORLEANS — Flood insurance premiums could rise while property values fall under a plan to change the way risk is calculated under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A March 12, 2019, hearing of the House Subcommittee on Aviation explored what the nation’s aviation system and infrastructure may look like 30 years into the future.
Two Louisiana homeowners have sued the federal government, claiming that they have been unfairly denied assistance in recovering from 2016′s devastating floods.
Their claims seem to have some merit.
Rep. Garret Graves says he wasn’t keen on joining the select committee to address climate change formed by the new Democratic House majority in January.
Seventh graders at Devall Middle School joined the nationwide movement to bring coding skills across the country by participating in the Congressional App Challenge. Each earned certificates from Congressman Garret Graves, who signed his district up to participate.
Devall students competed against students from the 13 parishes represented by Congressman Graves.
When Rep. Garret Graves of Louisiana was chosen to serve on a new House committee dedicated to climate change, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) supported the pick.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal lawsuit filed today will seek a declaratory judgement that would force the federal government to comply with the Duplication of Benefits provision Congressmen Garret Graves and Cedric Richmond authored last year.
If you’re from Louisiana and you have a federal issue regarding water — whether it be the stuff you drink, the stuff that stinks, the stuff that flooded your living room or the stuff that’s eating Louisiana alive — then you need to slate a visit with third-term Congressman Garret Graves.
South Louisiana is on the front lines of the war against climate change, and now our region will have a strong and educated voice on the matter in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, whose district includes the northern portions of Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes, was named last week to a House committee on climate change.