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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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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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February 10, 2017 Blog Post

 

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 10:10 pm CSTThursday, February 9th 2017, 8:41 am CST

 

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February 10, 2017 Blog Post

Monday, February 6th 2017, 10:10 pm CST

 

Written by: Lee Zurik, Chief Investigative Reporter   See full story here

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February 6, 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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In The News

April 3, 2018 In The News

The announcement that the Louisiana Legislature will be making a serious effort toward funding and, in due time, finishing the Comite River Diversion Canal brings a bit of hope to the Capitol Region drainage situation.

April 2, 2018 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS – Congressman Garret Graves on Thursday blasted the federally funded Restore Louisiana program for its sluggish award distribution for 2016 flood victims in Livingston and other parishes.

The congressman made his comments during the March 29 meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Denham Springs.

March 29, 2018 In The News

After championing progress made toward improving U.S. infrastructure and the economy, U.S. Rep. Garret Graves said some areas in Congress and nationwide are “still broken”—like the growing national debt, the ongoing health care and gun debates and rampant political divisiveness, which he calls the biggest threat to our country.

March 28, 2018 In The News

Congressman Garret Graves expressed concern Tuesday about a House-passed flood-insurance reform proposal he says could result in unaffordable cost increases for Louisiana homeowners.

March 16, 2018 In The News

Louisianans hit by floods in 2016 will want to dust off their old tax returns from that year to tap new deductions and cash in on hundreds of millions of federal tax relief dollars for those who saw homes, cars and other property ruined by rising waters.

March 16, 2018 In The News

Congressman Graves recently sat down with Parish President Larry Cochran on St. Charles Parish Today television show to discuss their drainage issues, flood protection and the National Flood Insurance Program. Click here to view.

March 15, 2018 In The News

Congressional staffers who may not agree ideologically are finding ways to come together in service. The bipartisan Capitol Hill Community Service Association gives them a chance to volunteer in D.C.

March 13, 2018 In The News

Elected officials from coastal states took disparate views over the Trump administration's proposal to open more than 90% of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to oil and natural gas exploration, which garnered more than 630,000 public comments.

March 12, 2018 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS -- Down one hallway at Abundant Life Church, proudly displayed on a long and curved freshly-painted white wall, hangs a complete timeline of the church’s history.

March 10, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Vast swaths of the Gulf of Mexico will go on the auction block for offshore oil and gas drilling in less than two weeks. But the 77-million-acre sale, billed as the largest in the country’s history, may not shake off the offshore oil industry's three-year slump.

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