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February 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) introduced more amendments to House Democrats’ budget reconciliation package than any other House Member in an effort to create accountability and improve the $1.9 trillion mega-bill – which, contrary to its title, will do little to provide COVID-19 relief.

February 18, 2021 Press Release
First designations since 2009, program revived by Graves’ 2019 legislation

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February 18, 2021 Press Release
Graves-supported project will modernize system so it is safer, while also saving an anticipated 225 jobs and creating 60 more

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced Thibodaux is receiving a $2,000,000 investment award from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to modernize the City of Thibodaux’s Wastewater Treatment Plant, and it is anticipated 225 jobs will be saved and 60 new jobs will be created.

February 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the U.S.

January 27, 2021 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – Congressman Garret Graves issued the following remarks today regarding President Biden’s executive actions on energy and the environment:  

January 19, 2021 Press Release
Graves’ provisions address dredging, levees, flood protection and infrastructure projects

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement highlighting key projects across Louisiana that will receive support through the funding bill recently signed into law.

January 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R-La.) and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) announced today that the Morganza-to-the-Gulf Hurricane Protection project will receive $12.46 million in New Start Construction funding from the Corps of Engineers.

December 22, 2020 Press Release
Rating can lead to best possible home and business property insurance rates

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the St. George Fire Protection District was notified of their improvement from a Public Fire Protection Classification of Class 2 to Class 1, effective January 1, 2021.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after his bill, the DESCEND Act, passed the U.S. Senate and is now headed to the president’s desk.

December 8, 2020 Press Release
Advances our coastal resiliency, ports, waterways and local economies

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) secured several provisions that will advance Louisiana’s flood control, ports, inland waterways, hurricane protection, coastal restoration and other infrastructure priorities in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA). Graves, as a member of the U.S.

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