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May 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined all House Republicans of Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards today urging him to apply federal coronavirus reopening guidelines on a local or regional basis.

May 7, 2020 Press Release
Louisiana only provided $14.7 Million from $300 Million Available

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement regarding the abysmal $14,785,244 allocated to Louisiana fisheries to mitigate the economic hardships accrued by the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement today regarding a $3,209,063 Center of Excellence Research Grant for the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA)’s partnership with the Water Institute of the Gulf (the Water Institute).

April 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, the Ranking Member of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation, announced that Louisiana Regional Airport will receive $45,000 in federal funding.

April 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves announced Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District is set to receive $1,333,817.00 in CARES Act Supplemental Public Housing Operating Funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

April 24, 2020 Press Release
These funds come on top of the $42,793,389 awarded to MSY that Congressmen Graves, Scalise and Richmond announced on April 14th

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, the Ranking Member of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation, announced $12,333,334 will be awarded to the Baton Rouge Metropolitan (BTR) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International (MSY) airports.

April 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC  – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves announced Louisiana is to receive $297,838,262 in funding from COVID-19 legislation. The funds are broken down below:

 

Graves Announces Nearly $11 Million in CARES Act CDC Funding for Local Impacted Areas

April 17, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced $5,677,518 in grants was awarded from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this week.

HHS Grants Information:

April 17, 2020 Press Release
Graves has championed reform legislation for several years

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published their new policy that would facilitate more public-private investments in innovative resilience projects in Louisiana.

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