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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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August 13, 2019 Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that Livingston Parish will receive a $5.3 million federal grant to fund the elevation of 88 homes that were substantially damaged during the 2016 flood.

August 7, 2019 Press Release

East Baton Rouge Flood Risk Reduction Project

-Joint Statement-

Governor John Bel Edwards

Congressman Garret Graves

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome

 

July 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – House Aviation Subcommittee Ranking Member Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) will be awarded a $7 million federal grant through the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Louisiana Congressmen Cedric Richmond and Garret Graves introduced legislation in the House of Representatives today that would boost the share of offshore energy revenues for Gulf Coast states, providing a substantial increase in funding for Louisiana’s coastal restoration and flood protection projects.

July 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation called for federal action to protect Louisiana’s seafood industry against the ongoing impacts of record high water on the Mississippi River and the historical, two openings of the Bonnet Carre Spillway in 2019. 

 

June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) issued the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court opinion in Department of Commerce v. New York:

June 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (R-Baton Rouge) today announced that the U.S.

June 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) and U.S. Rep. Garret Graves (LA-06), members of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, introduced the Coast Guard Shore Infrastructure Improvement Act, legislation to help reduce and better manage the serious maintenance backlog for Coast Guard shore infrastructure.

May 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation are urging President Donald Trump to act in coordination with state, parish, levee district, and emergency officials in Louisiana and to grant the state’s disaster declaration request in response to record-breaking high water on the Mississippi River.

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August 14, 2019 In The News

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BATON ROUGE – It was standing room only at a town hall meeting Monday night. Congressman Garret Graves along with Restore Louisiana representatives hosted the gathering to answer questions about duplication of benefits issues following the 2016 flood.

August 11, 2019 In The News

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SCENSION PARISH- Trash in the Amite River has been an issue for years, but Saturday dozens of people joined forces to clean up the River.  

It's all part of a project called The Amite River Clean Up. 

August 10, 2019 In The News

Since the Comite Diversion Canal has been 40 years coming, a last-minute snarl from Kansas City Southern Railway is frustrating the public. The newest dispute involves maintenance of a new and higher railroad bridge over the canal.

The railroad is quarreling with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over how much the government will pay to maintain the structure.

August 9, 2019 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS – More federal funding is coming to Livingston Parish through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Rep. Garret Graves to the Livingston Economic Development Council (LEDC).

August 9, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON — Members of Louisiana's congressional delegation continue to push for the state to receive a bigger cut of the revenues from oil and gas produced in the Gulf of Mexico. Under current federal law, Gulf states like Louisiana get about 37.5 percent of the money made from offshore energy, while states that have energy production sites on federal land get about half.
August 6, 2019 In The News

The federal government’s implementation of a program meant to benefit Louisiana victims of the 2016 flood violates the letter and intent of the law, U.S. Rep. Garret Graves said Monday.

“You’re boxing out thousands of families from getting funds that are already in the bank,” the Baton Rouge Republican said.

August 5, 2019 In The News

BATON ROUGE - Monday morning East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, Governor John Bel Edwards, and Congressman Garret Graves met to discuss local funding needed to match federal dollars to fund a drainage project.

August 5, 2019 In The News

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BATON ROUGE - Congressman Garret Graves discussed national and local topics during an interview on 2une In Monday morning. 

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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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FBL Quick Takes: Duplication of Benefits 2/26/2019

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.

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