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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

Graves’ Statement on the Resignation of LDWF Secretary

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:

“We appreciate Charlie’s years of public service and wish him well in future endeavors.  We also look forward to working with the new secretary to ensure Louisiana remains the Sportsman’s Paradise.   The State of Louisiana has a remarkable record of sustainable wildlife and fisheries leadership.  We can build upon these successes by delegating management authority over larger areas of Gulf of Mexico fisheries.”