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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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March 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC  – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) issued a statement today after victims of Louisiana’s Great Flood of 2016 filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to force payment for duplication of benefits claims.

February 27, 2019 Press Release

Baton Rouge, La. – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) welcomed the U.S.

February 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (U.S. Virgin Islands) reintroduced disaster relief legislation in the House of Representatives this week to help impacted states and communities recover faster, better and at lower costs to taxpayers. H.R.

February 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington DC – Common sense legislation offered by Congressmen Garret Graves (R-LA) and Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) earned passage in the U.S. House of Representatives today. Graves’ H.R.

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February 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Garret Graves’ (South Louisiana) bipartisan bill to revive the National Scenic Byways Program earned passage in the United States House of Representatives today. H.R.

January 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) introduced legislation this week to help federal employees impacted by the partial government shutdown.

January 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Garret Graves (R-LA), Charlie Crist (D-FL), Matt Cartwright (D-PA), and Walter Jones (R-NC) are teaming up to take on spam phone calls, introducing the bipartisan Spam Calls Task Force Act this week. The bill would force a focused, interagency effort to find a solution to this growing problem.

January 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) made the following statement about today’s announcement on the West Shore Hurricane Protection Project:

January 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) was named Ranking Member for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation for the 116th Congress.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressmen Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Cedric Richmond continue to stand up for Louisiana flood victims in the nation’s capital, successfully inserting two recovery-oriented amendments into a disaster aid package being considered in the U.S. House of Representatives today.

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In The News

March 22, 2019 In The News

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).

March 18, 2019 In The News

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.

March 18, 2019 In The News

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.

March 18, 2019 In The News

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.

March 13, 2019 In The News

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.

March 11, 2019 In The News

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.

March 4, 2019 In The News

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.

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March 3, 2019 In The News

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.

March 3, 2019 In The News

President Trump gave one of his most memorable and impactful speeches two weeks ago when he systematically dismantled the case for socialism. In that speech, he recalled the economic harm and destruction in nations that have adopted socialism, communism or Stalinism.

March 2, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON - Louisiana Rep. Garret Graves says he hopes to broaden the focus of a special House committee on climate change as he becomes its top Republican. Graves, who was named to the panel Thursday (Feb.

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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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