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April 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) sent a letter today to Governor John Bel Edwards urging him to carefully evaluate the needs of local governments and their role in this public health emergency. Graves was joined by the members of the Louisiana Congressional Delegation in the letter.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA  – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement in response to the Department of Energy’s announcement to lease available storage in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to private oil storage:

March 31, 2020 Press Release
Small businesses can apply for and receive loans starting April 3rd.

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that small businesses can now fill out an application to the Paycheck Protection Program for a forgivable loan to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis.

March 31, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that $3.2 million of federal grant money for the City of Baton Rouge’s coronavirus response efforts is on its way. The funding is a result of enactment of the CARES Act, ‘Phase 3’ legislation passed by the Congress last week as part of the legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) issued the following statement and video message today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act:

 

March 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement today regarding President Trump directing the U.S.

March 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Garret Graves (R-LA), Liz Cheney (R-WY), and Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) urged the Trump Administration yesterday to postpone its planned sale of assets from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve, citing the volatility in global energy markets that developed over the weekend.

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February 28, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) announced six grants totaling $5,902,770 were awarded to the 6th Congressional District. Five of the grants were awarded from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and one was awarded from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) wrote a letter urging the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to allocate the remaining $100 million available in fisheries disaster assistance to Louisiana.

February 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, a member of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement today after a bill he cosponsored passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation, H.R.

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