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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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December 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) released the following statement after the House of Representatives adopted two joint resolutions yesterday expressing congressional disapproval of key components of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s controversial Clean Power Plan:  

November 18, 2015 Press Release

 Washington, D.C. – Louisiana Congressmen Garret Graves, Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., John Fleming, M.D. and Ralph Abraham, M.D.

November 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) issued the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline:

October 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R –South Louisiana) released the following statement today as a U.S. budget deal heads toward quick action in Congress: 

October 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) responded today to President Obama’s decision to veto H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the bipartisan defense policy bill that provides improved pay, retirement, health coverage, housing and other benefits to our troops and their families. 

October 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R –  South Louisiana Louisiana) released the following statement after the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) decided by a 6-0 unanimous decision that Mexico’s sugar industry harmed American producers by dumping subsidized sugar onto the U.S. market:

October 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - The Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the Department of the Treasury this week announced plans to award over $4 million to the Water Institute of the Gulf through the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA).

October 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House Natural Resources Committee announced that it will hold a hearing later this month on H.R.

October 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) released the following statement today after the Justice Department announced a final settlement with BP of $20.8 billion for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.  

September 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington - Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) today released the following statement after House Speaker John Boehner announced he would retire at the end of October.
 

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July 18, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC (WAFB) -

Louisiana Congressman Garret Graves spoke Tuesday morning to the Federal Highway Administration about a lack of upgrades to our interstates in the year since the historic flood.

The hearing was about safety on roads across the US.

May 30, 2017 In The News

PORT ALLEN, LA (WAFB)   Story here

Residents in Port Allen gathered Monday for a somber ceremony, pausing to honor the lives of those who paid the ultimate price for their country.

Issues:
May 30, 2017 In The News

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - story here

$6.7 million dollars has been approved to go toward construction of the Comite River Diversion Canal, U.S. Congressman Garret Graves announced Friday.

May 19, 2017 In The News

Two Louisiana Congressmen called on the federal government Thursday to afford city-parish officials an additional year to spend $1.6 million in grant dollars dedicated to the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination program, saying it would be a "historic tragedy" to allow the unused funding to expire at the end of the summer.

May 3, 2017 In The News

DALLAS – (May 2, 2017) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $158,101 to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (LDHH) to support several public drinking water systems in Louisiana. The funding is part of EPA’s ongoing commitment to assist local drinking water systems in Louisiana.

 

April 27, 2017 In The News

Ordinarily I would have preferred a candidate from closer to home when the time came to elect a congressman to represent this area.

April 26, 2017 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) - Click here to see video 

Representative Garret Graves stopped by Denham Springs Junior High School on Monday to talk about online safety.

April 11, 2017 In The News

Washington, D.C. – April 6, 2017 – The recreational fishing and boating community praised the introduction of a bill that addresses critical challenges facing saltwater recreational fishing at the federal level.

April 10, 2017 In The News

Homeowners affected by the historic floods that swept Louisiana in March and August can now begin the initial application process for the state's upcoming housing recovery programs.

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