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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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May 17, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) released the following statement about reports of a memo written by former F.B.I.

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May 9, 2017 Blog Post

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

 

Transitional Sheltering Assistance for Louisiana Survivors Extended

 

May 8, 2017 Blog Post

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): The American Healthcare Act (AHCA)cd

May 5, 2017 Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA - Congressman Garret Graves (R-Capital Region) announced today that FEMA has issued an additional waiver of the 60-day proof of loss requirement in response to a deadline extension request he sent to FEMA’s Acting Administrator on May 1, 2017.

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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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In The News

June 22, 2018 In The News

Most functions of the Army Corps of Engineers, including oversight of hurricane and river levees, coastal wetland permitting and river navigation in Louisiana, would be transferred to the departments of Interior and

June 21, 2018 In The News

My thoughts on illegal immigration, the Farm Bill and its potential impact on Sportsman's Paradise, Bill's stylish hair and more. Check it out

June 15, 2018 In The News

Washington D.C. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Louisiana Congressman Garret Graves met with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson regarding the urgent need for solutions to fix ongoing deficiencies that hinder Restore Louisiana.

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June 13, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson in a meeting Wednesday with Congressman Garret Graves renewed a commitment to eliminate critical obstacles for homeowners who sought assistance from the Restore Louisiana program after the August 2016 flood.

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June 12, 2018 In The News

A recent announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of $14 million to the Comite River Diversion Canal shines a ray of hope on the project. While the sum is roughly 1/20th of the total pot, that’s quite alright, because there’s several reasons this particular announcement has excited both the local and federal legislative delegations.

June 11, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is putting $14 million toward building the long-planned Comite River Diversion Canal, the agency announced Monday, along with millions more for infrastructure projects and dredging in Louisiana.

June 11, 2018 In The News
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (WAFB) -
June 9, 2018 In The News

 

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A bill passed through the House in Congress this week could have a big impact on the Comite Diversion Canal project.

The Water Resources Development Act clears the way for changing some of the rules for the process through the Army Corps of Engineers.

June 8, 2018 In The News
TERREBONNE PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

In a major flooding or storm event, many times it’s the locals tasked with cleaning up the damage and making the repairs. This week, the U.S. House passed the Water Resources and Development Act bill.

June 7, 2018 In The News

Trying to move the work of the USA Corps of Engineers to another cabinet level department;  Congressman Graves explains why here.

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