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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

May 9, 2019 In The News

Baton Rouge Metro Airport has been awarded a $15 million Federal Aviation Administration grant that will be used to relocate a portion of Plank Road in order to better utilize an airport runway.

May 9, 2019 In The News

Congressman Graves gives an update on Duplication of Benefits here.  

April 26, 2019 In The News

Louisiana will get $94.7 million in fiscal year 2018 Gulf of Mexico offshore oil revenue, almost $12 million more than the previous year, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced Thursday (April 25).

April 17, 2019 In The News

After decades on the back burner, the Comite River Diversion Canal finally began construction Wednesday morning.

Planned after the devastating flood of 1983, the channel would redirect high water from the Comite and several bayous in northern East Baton Rouge Parish into the Mississippi River during an emergency.

April 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal guidance on the distribution of additional relief funds for victims of the 2016 floods and other natural disasters may final come to fruition, Congressman Graves told The News in a phone conversation Friday night. 

April 11, 2019 In The News

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The ports of Baton Rouge and New Orleans is getting $3.1 million in federal funding to support a program that would put shipping containers on barged instead of roadways, according to a Wednesday announcement from congressman Garret Graves.

March 29, 2019 In The News

There was an extra enthusiastic Tigers fan running around Washington, D.C. on Thursday, ahead of the LSU basketball team's Sweet 16 appearance.

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