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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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February 15, 2017 Blog Post

The following was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Graves as a courtesy.

Feb. 15, 2017

News Release

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Livingston Parish for Tornado Survivors

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February 13, 2017 Blog Post

If you sustained property damage as a result of the Feb. 7 tornadoes and severe storms, register with FEMA. You may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance to help you recover.

The presidential disaster declaration of Feb. 11 makes federal Individual Assistance available to eligible families and individuals in Livingston and Orleans parishes.  

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February 10, 2017 Blog Post

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 10:10 pm CSTWritten by: Lee Zurik, Chief Investigative Reporter

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February 10, 2017 Blog Post

 

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 10:10 pm CSTThursday, February 9th 2017, 8:41 am CST

 

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February 10, 2017 Blog Post

Monday, February 6th 2017, 10:10 pm CST

 

Written by: Lee Zurik, Chief Investigative Reporter   See full story here

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February 6, 2017 Blog Post

Below is a snapshot of some of the recent legislation Congressman Graves has been working on in the US House of Representatives. If you have questions or comments regarding these or other legislative issues, contact our office today

 

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February 6, 2017 Blog Post

The following information was originally published by FEMA and is being reposted here as a courtesy to Congressman Graves' constituents. 

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February 3, 2017 Blog Post

The following was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Graves as a courtesy.

Total Now at $60 Million for Louisiana Schools Affected by August Flood

Ascension schools to receive additional flood recovery funding

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January 26, 2017 Blog Post

The Comite River Diversion Canal should be built to provide flood protection for area residents and improve our regional resiliency. While it will not solve all flood risk, Comite would benefit the most people in the shortest time.

January 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Garret Graves (R – Baton Rouge) today was named Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, which oversees water resources development and regulatory programs administered by the U.S.

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March 28, 2018 In The News

Congressman Garret Graves expressed concern Tuesday about a House-passed flood-insurance reform proposal he says could result in unaffordable cost increases for Louisiana homeowners.

March 16, 2018 In The News

Louisianans hit by floods in 2016 will want to dust off their old tax returns from that year to tap new deductions and cash in on hundreds of millions of federal tax relief dollars for those who saw homes, cars and other property ruined by rising waters.

March 16, 2018 In The News

Congressman Graves recently sat down with Parish President Larry Cochran on St. Charles Parish Today television show to discuss their drainage issues, flood protection and the National Flood Insurance Program. Click here to view.

March 15, 2018 In The News

Congressional staffers who may not agree ideologically are finding ways to come together in service. The bipartisan Capitol Hill Community Service Association gives them a chance to volunteer in D.C.

March 13, 2018 In The News

Elected officials from coastal states took disparate views over the Trump administration's proposal to open more than 90% of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to oil and natural gas exploration, which garnered more than 630,000 public comments.

March 12, 2018 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS -- Down one hallway at Abundant Life Church, proudly displayed on a long and curved freshly-painted white wall, hangs a complete timeline of the church’s history.

March 10, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Vast swaths of the Gulf of Mexico will go on the auction block for offshore oil and gas drilling in less than two weeks. But the 77-million-acre sale, billed as the largest in the country’s history, may not shake off the offshore oil industry's three-year slump.

March 8, 2018 In The News

In 2017, Congressman Graves introduced H.R. 2849, the Louisiana Flood and Storm Devastation Act of 2017, which would grant homeowners and individuals emergency tax relief.

February 21, 2018 In The News

One change has been in the regulatory environment after President Donald Trump signed an executive order requiring two regulations to be eliminated for every one that is created. Graves said in practice, they’ve seen upwards of twenty restrictions rescinded for each new one that is implemented. This, he said, is great news for the Bayou State.

February 17, 2018 In The News

When Bill Cassidy challenged longtime U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu in 2014, one of her main arguments was that, despite her Democratic affiliation, she was the one who had a record of looking out for Louisiana's interests in Washington.

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