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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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August 30, 2018 Press Release

 

Baton Rouge, LA – Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) announced today that the U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is awarding $80,699,190 in new federal funding to Louisiana to advance many projects statewide.

July 23, 2018 Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana), Governor John Bel Edwards, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn Wilson and other state leaders marked the beginning of construction today on a solution to the Capital Region’s traffic bottleneck at the I-10 Washington St. Exit.

July 16, 2018 Press Release

 

Washington DC – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced a $2.2 million federal grant for the False River Regional Airport today. The funding will go toward a project to rehabilitate 5,000 feet of runway and taxiway at the facility.

 

July 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC – Bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) to make the federal government a little more user-friendly passed today in the US House of Representatives.

July 5, 2018 Press Release

$1.4 BILLION IN NEW FUNDING
More than $600 million for Comite & EBR Flood Projects;
Up to $2.0 billion available for Capital Region flood protection;
$760 million for West Shore Hurricane Protection

June 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Yesterday Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) and Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) introduced the Creating Opportunity and Sustainability Through Science (COASTS) Act, which will help ensure that our coastal communities are more resilient and sustainable in the face of coastal degradation.

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June 28, 2018 Blog Post

USDA is currently seeking applications for their Housing Preservation Grant program, which will fund repairs for low- and very-low-income rural residents.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Substantial reforms to the Food Stamp Program that Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) introduced last year through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Reform Act of 2017 advanced in the U.S.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) released the following statement in support of the White House’s release of Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century Reform Plan and Reorganization Recommen

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June 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) made the following remarks today after meeting with President Trump, Vice President Pence and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen at the White House, and following the president’s signing of the executive order, Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation:

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February 20, 2019 In The News

WATCH: Weekly Interview with Baton Rouge's Talk 107.3 FM | Feb. 20, 2019

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February 20, 2019 In The News

A patrol deputy who went back to the streets after being told he had only two years to live was honored Monday with a flag presented by Congressman Garrett Graves.

Robert Cannon, now an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy, was diagnosed with myelodysplasia in late 2015. It's the type of cancer caused by a stomach tumor and is related to pancreatic cancer, Cannon said.

February 20, 2019 In The News

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33)(FOX 44) - U.S. Congressman Garret Graves said his office is working to get residents who were impacted by the 2016 floods the Restore Louisiana grant money to help them rebuild their houses.

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February 20, 2019 In The News

New law streamlines department’s current claims and appeals process for Veterans

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January 25, 2019 In The News

Livingston and Ascension parish presidents and a top levee district official will meet Friday to finalize a deal at least temporarily defusing a dispute over a proposed levee extension project in Ascension that has been tied up in court since May.

January 16, 2019 In The News

Members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation say planned flood and hurricane risk reduction projects in the state would not be in jeopardy under a White House proposal to divert money and other resources from the Army Corps of Engineers to build a 315-mile barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border.

January 16, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump barely had a chance to step off Air Force One before being greeted with a king cake -- it is Carnival time in New Orleans, after all.

Trump's arriving gift, before a speech to members of the American Farm Bureau , was brought in hand by Congressman Garret Graves, who confirmed the brand and style on social media: Rouses, cream cheese.

January 16, 2019 In The News

NEW ORLEANS – Baton Rouge-area congressman Rep. Garret Graves presented President Donald Trump with a king cake on the tarmac Monday as the president arrived for a speech before farmers attending a convention in Louisiana.

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