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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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January 12, 2017 Blog Post

Updated information on flood recovery from FEMA:

January 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the PROVE IT Act – a bi-partisan regulatory reform bill Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) introduced in 2016 and that was included in the Regulatory Accountability Act – earned passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

January 9, 2017 Blog Post

Below is a snapshot of some of the recent legislation Congressman Graves has been working on in the US House of Representatives. If you have questions or comments regarding these or other legislative issues, contact our office today

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January 4, 2017 Blog Post

This week I was honored to have taken the oath to begin my 2nd term as your representative. I am excited about what we can accomplish this Congress and will continue working to best represent everyone in Louisiana's 6th District.  I work for you and it's a responsiblity I don't take lightly, and one that is designed to be most effective when we are communicating.  So keep calling, attending tow

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January 2, 2017 Blog Post

The following content was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Garret Graves' office as a courtesy to flood-impacted constituents of Louisiana's Sixth District. 

Louisiana flood recovery continues thanks to the work of committed citizens, businesses, government agencies and faith-based, community and volunteer organizations.

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December 19, 2016 Blog Post

FEMA grants 30-day extension of TSA program

FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program has been extended by one month for Louisiana survivors affected by the August floods.  Eligible survivors may stay in participating hotels/motels through the night of Monday, January 16, 2017 but must check out by Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

December 14, 2016 Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA – Louisiana Congressman Garret Graves (R – Capital Region) released the following statement regarding the resignation of Charlie Melancon as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries:

December 12, 2016 Blog Post

Below is a snapshot of some of the recent legislation Congressman Graves has been working on in the US House of Representatives. If you have questions or comments regarding these or other legislative issues, contact our office today

This week revisited - on the Floor. 

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December 8, 2016 Blog Post

Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association

Affordable Housing Solutions Expo & Disaster Recovery Resource Fair

Where: Celtic Media Centre — Caitlin Bldg. Stage 6

10000 Celtic Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70809

December 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today in the U.S.

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March 2, 2017 In The News

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March 2, 2017 In The News

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The federal program that has made a select group of Gulf Coast fishermen millionaires has left a lot of Louisiana fishermen out of the money.

March 2, 2017 In The News

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March 2, 2017 In The News

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PANAMA CITY, FL (WVUE) -

Steve Southerland agrees: He was something of a threat to some commercial fishermen.

"I was in his kitchen," he tells us.

 Southerland served two terms in Congress.

March 2, 2017 In The News

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GRAND ISLE, LA (WVUE) -

On the tip of Louisiana's coast, Dean Blanchard built his seafood business from nothing.

March 1, 2017 In The News

DONALDSONVILLE – With the completion of a Union Pacific Railroad Modification over Bayou Lafourche completed, a ribbon cutting was held earlier this week near the site to celebrate a milestone in a project that will bring safer drinking water to some 300,000 residents who live further down the bayou.

March 1, 2017 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS – Congressman Garret Graves offered advice on how the Army Corp of Engineers should address the Comite River Diversion Canal.

“The Corps should watch from the stands as the state builds it so the Corps can see how to build a project,” said Graves, who spoke Thursday at a meeting of the Denham Springs Kiwanis Club.

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March 1, 2017 In The News

Tensions occasionally boiled over Thursday night as a divided crowd filled the Central Branch Library to hear Congressman Garret Graves give his take on various controversies of the new Trump administration, including the president’s recent attempt to impose a travel ban on seven Middle East countries.

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February 13, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump on Saturday approved a federal disaster declaration for Orleans and Livingston parishes following powerful tornadoes that devastated New Orleans East and Watson on Tuesday.

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