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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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March 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act was pulled from the House floor on Friday: 

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March 22, 2017 Blog Post

Week of March 14 Revisited – On the Floor

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March 17, 2017 Press Release

Graves Statement Regarding the State of Louisiana's Announcement That They Are Restarting Flood Relief Contract Solicitation                                                                

 

March 13, 2017 Blog Post

Week of March 7, 2017

This Week Revisited – On the Floor

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March 6, 2017 Blog Post

This Week Revisited – On the Floor

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March 3, 2017 Press Release

US Congressman Graves (R – South Louisiana) released the following statement regarding the decision by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm a 2015 ruling dismissing the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East suit:

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February 15, 2017 Blog Post

The following was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Graves as a courtesy.

Feb. 15, 2017

News Release

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Livingston Parish for Tornado Survivors

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February 13, 2017 Blog Post

If you sustained property damage as a result of the Feb. 7 tornadoes and severe storms, register with FEMA. You may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance to help you recover.

The presidential disaster declaration of Feb. 11 makes federal Individual Assistance available to eligible families and individuals in Livingston and Orleans parishes.  

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February 10, 2017 Blog Post

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 10:10 pm CSTWritten by: Lee Zurik, Chief Investigative Reporter

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October 2, 2017 In The News

Louisiana leaders are talking about getting financially creative to scare up the money to build the Comite River Diversion Canal.

For decades, authorities have waited for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to commit funds to dig the canal that will drain the river into the Mississippi during floods. But they haven't substantially moved forward. 

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September 27, 2017 In The News

LAPLACE — The federal government’s fiscal year begins Sunday, and levee construction via the Westshore Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane Risk Reduction Project (and with it greater flood and hurricane protection for St. John the Baptist residents) is not in the budget.

September 22, 2017 In The News

"Our fear as chefs is that we're going to lose the amazing variety we have in this country, at our fingertips, of fish that's fairly, sustainably raised," says Jason Goodenough, a chef at Carrollton Market bistro.

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September 18, 2017 In The News
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September 7, 2017 In The News

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What does this bill do?

This bill ensures the food stamp program (SNAP) has meaningful work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) by:

September 7, 2017 In The News

 

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September 6, 2017 In The News

 

Congressman Garret Graves has been working on assistance for victims of Hurricane Harvey both legislatively, and physically.  He dropped by the studio this morning to talk about what is being sent to Texas and SW Louisiana, and what Congress will need to do next week on hurricane/flood relief.

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September 6, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — With federal disaster coffers stretched to the seams, the U.S. House of Representatives quickly passed a bill Wednesday to infuse $7.9 billion in disaster aid without taking amendments, pushing off a number of persistent questions about several federal disaster recovery policies.

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