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May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation in support of Governor John Bel Edward’s request to President Trump to ensure the National Guard remains active in Louisiana’s ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic through July 31, 2020.

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced Central Private School is receiving $10,043,000.86 in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Grant as a result of damages to the school during the 2016 Flood.  

May 27, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced $13,307,605 through six grants in Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District.

May 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced Louisiana will receive $98,475,000 in 256 payments for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) to help combat the devastating effects of this pandemic.

May 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced a new federally-funded testing effort by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to significantly expand coronavirus diagnostic and antibody testing in Louisiana. 

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) issued the following statement and video message after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800 – the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act. Graves voted no on the bill.

 

May 13, 2020 Press Release
Effort aims to discourage the limitation on industries or company eligibility with regards to accessing the Main Street Lending Program

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) called upon the Department of Treasury and the Federal Reserve to remain committed to oil and gas businesses being considered applicable under the new Main Street Lending Program.

May 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District area was provided $2,378,507 to expand COVID-19 testing health centers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Health Center Grantees in LA-06:

May 11, 2020 Press Release
This round of HUD funding is the second of three, CARES Act allocations

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced the state of Louisiana has been awarded $18,357,258 from the Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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