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January 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R-La.) and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) announced today that the Morganza-to-the-Gulf Hurricane Protection project will receive $12.46 million in New Start Construction funding from the Corps of Engineers.

December 22, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the St. George Fire Protection District was notified of their improvement from a Public Fire Protection Classification of Class 2 to Class 1, effective January 1, 2021.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after his bill, the DESCEND Act, passed the U.S. Senate and is now headed to the president’s desk.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) secured several provisions that will advance Louisiana’s flood control, ports, inland waterways, hurricane protection, coastal restoration and other infrastructure priorities in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA). Graves, as a member of the U.S.

November 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation, announced the U.S.

November 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after Congressman Cedric Richmond announced his intent to resign from his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives to serve in the Biden-Harris Administration should the results lead to that outcome.

October 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announces the nutria bounty bill he sponsored and negotiated has been signed by President Donald Trump.


In The News

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

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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.”

December 6, 2019 In The News

It would appear that the statement continually uttered by Congressman Garret Graves, that 'disaster recovery is six times more expensive than disaster prevention,' has hit the right ears.

December 6, 2019 In The News

This is the second announcement of FEMA grants to schools in the 6th Congressional District this week.

November 27, 2019 In The News

Being a member of the United States Congress is no easy task.

The job requires capitulation and team work with 434 other members which come from a variety of backgrounds, including sex, age, race, political affiliation, ability to process information – well, you get the idea.

November 27, 2019 In The News

All too often in an election year, we hear that government should be run like a business.

And all too often, we don’t unpack all the conflicting realities represented in that statement.

November 20, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Garret Graves is pointing to recovery hurdles Louisiana faced in the wake of historic flooding in 2016 and other recent disasters in arguing for a major overhaul in how federal long-term recovery efforts are handled. But he's not a fan of a proposal that's making its way through Congress currently.



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November 16, 2018 Video

About FBL Quick Takes | Congressman Garret Graves gives his take on top issues in these short video clips, which are pulled from recent Facebook Live Virtual Town Halls hosted by the congressman.

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January 25, 2018 Video

Many in The House are incredulous that The Senate can’t seem to get their act together.  This morning, in our DC Current Segment, brought to you by LABI, we had a very frank discussion with Congressman Garret Graves.