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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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June 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) introduced bipartisan legislation today in the US House of Representatives to bring fairness, transparency and accountability to the federal regulatory system – the PROVE IT Act of 2016.

June 15, 2016 Press Release

The House Committee on Natural Resources today approved Congressman Garret Graves’ (R-LA) legislation to transfer management of the Gulf red snapper fishery away from the federal government to the five Gulf States.

June 9, 2016 Blog Post

June is upon us, bringing with it the things we love about summer in South Louisiana: longer days, snowballs, cicadas buzzing in the background and maybe a family trip to the beach.

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June 3, 2016 Blog Post

Federal government failures impact each one of us. This was the topic of a recent discussion I led at the Association of Levee Boards of Louisiana held its 31st Annual Workshop.

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May 25, 2016 Press Release

An amendment by Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) banning the use of taxpayer dollars to pay down Puerto Rico's debt passed today as the House Natural Resources Committee advanced legislation (

April 18, 2016 Blog Post

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in the case United States v.

April 18, 2016 Blog Post

Earlier this year, our office began using Facebook's live streaming capabilities to host live Q&A segments as one more way to engage with folks across South Louisiana.

April 15, 2016 Blog Post

A number of people called our office this week to share their thoughts about Puerto Rico's financial crisis. I shared mine during a Facebook Q&A earlier this week.

April 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves released the following statement today after the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement released the Final Well Control Rule:

April 7, 2016 Blog Post

 Many of our friends or family members were impacted by last month's flooding. FEMA recently opened a recovery center in Satsuma, Louisiana to provide help to those who need recovery assistance.

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In The News

December 2, 2016 In The News

BATON ROUGE – A consortium of universities led by LSU has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a regional transportation research center. The Transportation Consortium of South-Central States, or Tran-SET, will focus on improving transportation infrastructure through the use of innovative materials and technology.

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November 18, 2016 In The News

Louisiana voters may have gone all in for President-elect Donald Trump, but that support doesn't necessarily translate into political muscle. Three members of a congressional delegation that was already short on seniority are set to leave in January, and as of Friday, no locals appear to be among the crowds flowing in and out of Trump Tower these days.

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October 24, 2016 In The News

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves will host a town hall meeting from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday inside the Thibodaux City Council Chambers, 310 W. Second St.

Read more: https://www.dailycomet.com/news/20161021/graves-to-host-thibodaux-town-hall-meeting 

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October 5, 2016 In The News

“Without question, we deserve a good bit more funding than has been provided.”

Louisiana 6TH District Congressman Garret Graves is talking about federal funding for rebuilding from the August flood. He's frustrated by what went down before Congress recessed last week, authorizing less than $500-million for Louisiana's needs.

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September 14, 2016 In The News

Congressman Graves caught up with Talk 107.3 this morning to discuss his continued efforts to bring additional recovery resources to Louisiana. Listen in by clicking the link above. 

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September 7, 2016 In The News

Making government work better for people – the way it’s supposed to – is a primary goal in everything we do up here, and this bill is designed with that in mind.

September 7, 2016 In The News

"To choose between the urgent issue of fighting for recovery funds in D.C. versus coming down and discussing the snapper issue, that's a pretty clear choice, and I'm surprised the department would think the snapper issue is more important than our flood recovery," he said.

September 7, 2016 In The News

Some, like U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, have argued that all or much of the river basin should be fair game, all the way down to Lake Maurepas.

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September 7, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, a Republican who represents much of the most heavily damaged region, said aid has been too sluggish so far.

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July 29, 2016 In The News

Congressman Graves talks "Medical Waste" with Fox 8's Lee Zurik. The two discuss how some health insurers force customers to pay a premium on some prescription drugs - charging customers more than the actual cost of the medicine.  Pharmacists call it a "clawback" – insurers overcharge and claw back the money from the pharmacy and customer.

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