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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – Baton Rouge) released the following statement today regarding the Department of Justice’s Alton Sterling decision:

We cannot allow the tragic shootings of 2016 or the fallout to define us or our community, but we can learn from those experiences.

May 2, 2017 Press Release

 

Today Congressman Garret Graves (LA-06) commended the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) vote to unanimously keep the shrimping anti-dumping trade enforcement orders in place for five more years against China, India, Thailand and Vietnam.  The orders on Brazil were revoked, but imports from Brazil are minimal.

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May 1, 2017 Blog Post

Last week it was reported that a new amendment to the American Health Care Act “exempts members of Congress and their staff" from health care changes. 

Like you, I think that’s absurd.

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April 28, 2017 Blog Post

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Today the president signed an Executive Order Implementing an America-First Offshore Energy Strategy. The following is a high level summary of what is in it. ​

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April 7, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Garret Graves (R-Louisiana) made the following statement regarding the United States' launching of 59 Tomahaw missles targeting an airbase in Syria believed to be associated with this week's chemical weapons attack on civilains by Bashar al-Assad's regime:

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March 31, 2017 Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA – Congressman Garret Graves (R – Capital Region) announced today that the state of Louisiana will receive word this afternoon that HUD is releasing $1.65 billion for flood recovery. This amount is the sum of the $438 million and $1.22 billion approved by Congress in September and December 2016.

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March 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DCA bill offered by Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) to directly address the frustrations disaster victims experience regarding the status of federal assistance administered through FEMA earned approval today by the Trans

March 27, 2017 Blog Post

This Week Revisited – On the Floor

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November 8, 2017 In The News

In our regular visit with Rep. Garret Graves we got a chance to set the record straight on the tax reform bill, and to answer a constituent question about the progress, or lack thereof, of the Comite Diversion Canal.  Click here to listen

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November 6, 2017 In The News

With the release of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Americans are trying to understand how these tax changes would impact their families. The pro-growth tax plan would simplify the tax code by eliminating most itemized deductions, while reducing marginal tax rates.

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November 1, 2017 In The News

“This project means a better quality of life for the residents of East Ascension and brings us a step closer to unifying wastewater treatment in Ascension Parish.”

November 1, 2017 In The News

In our weekly visit with US Rep. Garret Graves, we got an update on the proposed tax break for the middle class, and a first hand report on a working group he organized to help expedite disaster relief payments to individuals and communities in the future.  Click here to listen.

October 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — With lawmakers on Capitol Hill gearing up for negotiations on a potentially massive disaster relief package for victims of this year’s hurricanes and wildfires, closed-door lobbying by the Louisiana delegation over unfinished business from the 2016 floods is also heating up.

October 25, 2017 In The News

In our weekly visit with Congressman Garret Graves, we hit 2 nerves…. First, the Senate backlog, which is holding back important legislation which has passed the House.  And, the snails pace in distributing federal flood relief dollars in our area.  Hear what he had to say on AMBR.

 

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October 23, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Garret Graves (R-Baton Rouge) says Louisiana and the United States face a multitude of problems in numerous issues, including tax reform, regulatory reform and local traffic issues top his list.

October 20, 2017 In The News

U.S. officials accused of allowing red snapper to be overfished in the Gulf of Mexico have called on a federal judge to enter a summary judgement in their case, saying the environmental organizations suing them have a moot point.

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October 20, 2017 In The News

Lots to talk about today with Congressman Garret Graves… he’s working on the tax overhaul package, and still battling for constituents who feel that they have been shortchanged in the flood recovery process.  He spent time in the studio this morning for AMBR. Listen here.

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