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August 12, 2020 Press Release
Part of Graves’ effort to keep Louisiana’s seafood industries afloat amidst COVID-19

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced that Louisiana crawfish is now included in the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

August 5, 2020 Press Release
The win-win-win will address food shortages and keep local jobs afloat

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) decision to purchase U.S.

August 5, 2020 Press Release
Provision will bring more funding to research on military health risks

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) secured $3 million for LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center to help improve the performance and resilience of our military service members while reducing injury and recovery time.

August 5, 2020 Press Release
The provisions build on years of time spent fixing flawed, dumpster fire, policies

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) inserted two amendments in the multi-agency appropriations bill the House passed last week that are the congressman’s latest action to deliver relief to Louisiana’s remaining 2016 Duplication of Benefits (DoB) flood victims who are still excluded from available RESTORE program funding.

August 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Mark Menezes as Deputy Secretary of Energy (DOE).

 

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives approved a number of Louisiana-centric priorities advanced by Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and included in the six-bill appropriations package the House passed today to fund the Department of Defense, Commerce-Justice-Science, Energy and Water, Financial Services, Labor-HHS-Education, and Transportation-HUD.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

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.

July 22, 2020 Press Release
Bill puts Unemployment Assistance, Job Opportunities, Improving Schools and Medical Care for Seniors on Back Burner

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) spoke out today against H.R. 1957 – the Great American Outdoors Act before voting no on its’ final passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

July 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressmen Garret Graves, Steve Scalise and Cedric Richmond secured a major win yesterday that would allow the State to renegotiate the payment agreement for the Hurricane & Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS).

July 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) has a slate of provisions on the table to advance Louisiana’s ports, inland waterways, flood protection, restoration and other water-related infrastructure priorities as the U.S.

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