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April 15, 2020 Press Release
Graves effort prompts new FEMA policy on collaboration with area Food Banks

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued guidance based both on legislation passed and requested by Graves.

April 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) sent a letter yesterday to President Donald Trump urging him to finalize pending guidance related to a new law enacted in 2019 that would allow constituents to electronically sign congressional casework consent forms.

April 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced crude oil storage contracts with nine companies to help store 23,000,000 barrels of U.S. produced crude oil in the Nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). 

April 14, 2020 Press Release
Scalise, Richmond and Graves Issue Statements on MSY Grant

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Aviation, announced $51,334,400 in federal funding today for airports in the surrounding areas of Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District.

April 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the reached production cut deal of 9.7 million barrels a day to begin on May 1 by OPEC, Russia and other oil-producing nations, a total of 23 countries.

April 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves highlights $1,808,884,118 in total recent funding in Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District, awarded in various grants and funds from federal government agencies. Several of the awards are due to the COVID-19 relief efforts.

April 8, 2020 Press Release
Letter was sent from the U.S. House Energy Action Team (HEAT)

BATON ROUGE, LA  – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) co-signed a letter today to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman urging him to take immediate action to bring stability to global crude oil markets.

April 7, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA  – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today a $328,799.29 Direct Component grant to St. John the Baptist Parish for its Belle Terre Blvd Streetscape and Stormwater Management Enhancements Project.

April 6, 2020 Press Release
Deal Helps Food Banks, Schools, Households and U.S. Shrimp Processors Stay Afloat

 

April 3, 2020 Press Release
“…first time in the structure’s 89 year history that it’s been opened 3 years in a row…”

BATON ROUGE, LA  – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement regarding the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway:

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