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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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June 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Water Resource Subcommittee Chairman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) bolstered tonight’s House passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, comprehensive legislation that authorizes the nation’s water resources infrastructure projects and programs.  WRDA 2018 builds on efforts

May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Several policies authored by Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) earned approval in the U.S.

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May 18, 2018 Press Release

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders today introduced the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure.

May 4, 2018 Press Release

Graves Congratulates 2018 Congressional Art Competition Winners

                                                                

April 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington - U.S. Congressman Garret Graves's legislation to fix the flawed ‘duplication of benefits’ policy passed in the U.S.

April 26, 2018 Blog Post

WASHINGTON – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today to announce that the Department will disburse almost $188 million to the four Gulf oil and gas producing states – Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

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April 19, 2018 Blog Post
As a member of Congress, I have the privilege of nominating outstanding students to the United States Service Academies.   These students have distinguished
themselves among their peers and I’m confident that each of them will excel at the academies and serve our Nation with integrity and distinction.
April 18, 2018 Press Release

  

Graves’ Statement on the Passing of First Lady Barbara Bush

 

April 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Louisiana Congressmen Garret Graves and Steve Scalise issued the following statements today as the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) approved Louisiana’s Gulf Exempted Fishing Permits, which signals significant commitment from the federal government to recognize the economic benefits and vitality of the recreational fishing sector in

April 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Garret Graves announced that the U.S.

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In The News

September 15, 2018 In The News

Louisiana and several other Gulf states would receive more offshore oil money to help preserve and restore their coasts under a measure headed to the U.S. House.

September 15, 2018 In The News

Louisiana, Texas, Alabama and Mississippi would all get a significantly larger share of Federal offshore energy revenue from the Gulf of Mexico under a bill proposed by U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, that was approved by the U.S.

September 15, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Garret Graves advanced legislation out of the House Committee on Natural Resources Thursday that would increase the share of offshore energy revenues for Gulf Coast states. 

Graves’ bill would provide a substantial increase in funding for Louisiana’s coastal restoration and flood protection projects.

September 13, 2018 In The News

On Thursday, September 13, 2018, Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) released the Domestic Offshore Energy Reinvestment Act of 2018. It was voted out of the House Committee on Natural Resources this morning.

September 10, 2018 In The News

A local agency will receive $250,000 in federal money to help build a new water control structure for Bayou Lafourche.

The grant, approved by the Delta Regional Authority, adds to the $2.5 million the Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District has allocated for the project to help keep salt from the Gulf of Mexico from advancing north into the area’s drinking water supply.

September 3, 2018 In The News

Progress on the elevated highway to Port Fourchon continues as the LA 1 Coalition continues to look for money for the next phase.

Construction is underway to widen the curve on the Leeville Bridge and add a short extension for the planned elevated highway to Golden Meadow, LA 1 Coalition Executive Director Henri Boulet told the Lafourche Parish Council last week.

September 2, 2018 In The News

Today, 90 percent of Americans believe that able-bodied adults receiving welfare assistance should be required to work or prepare for work.

August 30, 2018 In The News

BATON ROUGE -- Allocation of more than $80 million in federal funds could send several improvement projects statewide to the express route.

The Federal Highway Administration awarded $80,699,190 in new federal funding to Louisiana to advance major roadwork across the state.

August 30, 2018 In The News

Louisiana is getting $80 million in federal highway funds from other states that failed to use the dollars, including about $16 million to help build an interchange at Pecue Lane in Baton Rouge, officials said Thursday.

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