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June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves’ bill to advance restoration of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin passed through the U.S. House today. H.R.

June 15, 2021 Press Release

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

June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Aviation Subcommittee, released the following statement after legislation he cosponsored, The Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act of 2021 (H.R. 468), passed through the U.S. House today.

June 9, 2021 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Agency (EDA) announced a $1.6 million grant to The Water Institute of the Gulf for the development of a Lower Mississippi River SmartPort & Resilience Center (SmartPort).

June 3, 2021 Press Release
$3 billion and 3 years later, South Louisiana should be flooded with protection projects

SOUTH LOUISIANA – U.S.

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June 2, 2021 Press Release

SOUTH LOUISIANA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves released the following statement after President Biden approved the State of Louisiana’s Disaster Declaration today.

May 29, 2021 Press Release
Asks that FEMA examine the cumulative impact and provide Individual Assistance to affected homeowners accordingly

BATON ROUGE, LA – After personally surveying badly flooded communities in Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, Iberville and Livingston parishes, and anticipating Governor John Bel Edwards’ request for a presidential disaster declaration for these parishes,

May 19, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana), Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO), and other Republican Committee leaders introduced today a long-term surface transportation reauthorization bill that provides historic levels of investment in America’s roads, bridges, and core infrastructure to meet the Nation’s growing transportation needs.

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May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will purchase up to $25 million of Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Wild-Caught Shrimp to address the disruptions in the food system supply chain and food insecurity resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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