WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) decision to purchase U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) secured $3 million for LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center to help improve the performance and resilience of our military service members while reducing injury and recovery time.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) inserted two amendments in the multi-agency appropriations bill the House passed last week that are the congressman’s latest action to deliver relief to Louisiana’s remaining 2016 Duplication of Benefits (DoB) flood victims who are still excluded from available RESTORE program funding.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Mark Menezes as Deputy Secretary of Energy (DOE).
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives approved a number of Louisiana-centric priorities advanced by Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and included in the six-bill appropriations package the House passed today to fund the Department of Defense, Commerce-Justice-Science, Energy and Water, Financial Services, Labor-HHS-Education, and Transportation-HUD.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) spoke out today against H.R. 1957 – the Great American Outdoors Act before voting no on its’ final passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressmen Garret Graves, Steve Scalise and Cedric Richmond secured a major win yesterday that would allow the State to renegotiate the payment agreement for the Hurricane & Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS).
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) has a slate of provisions on the table to advance Louisiana’s ports, inland waterways, flood protection, restoration and other water-related infrastructure priorities as the U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today a $195,277 Direct Component Grant to Lafourche Parish for non-construction activities for the Grand Bayou Freshwater Reintroduction Phase II and III Project.
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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.
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.”
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.
This is the second announcement of FEMA grants to schools in the 6th Congressional District this week.
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.
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.
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.
Baton Rouge Business Report
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2019 | By Stephanie Riegel
In August 2016, a slow-moving storm pummeled southern Louisiana for several days, inundating some areas with upwards of 30 inches of rain, ravaging the region with widespread flooding and record-high river swells.
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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FBL Quick Takes: Duplication of Benefits 2/26/2019
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.