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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

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

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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In The News

November 11, 2019 In The News

Congressman Garret Graves joined the show today to give us his weekly update about what his office is working on.  Graves talks about his visit with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to talk about improvements to the VA hospital.  Congressman Graves said that it was good to visit with the Secretary to talk about all the good VA Louisiana is doing and what improvements are necessary.  Garr

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November 8, 2019 In The News

Nov. 4 was the first day that the Trump administration could file paperwork to officially withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, and it wasted no time doing so.

October 22, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Undeterred by government gridlock, representatives from the Gulf Coast descended on the nation's capital this week to lobby for an ongoing effort to secure more money from offshore oil and gas revenues for coastal projects, including efforts to protect Louisiana's disappearing coastline.

October 17, 2019 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS - Three hundred students had already begun taking Science & Technology classes at the location, which was once Southside Elementary, and they had been doing so for more than 60 days.

 

October 16, 2019 In The News

Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order to Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, LLC (Plaquemines LNG) approving exports of domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Plaquemines LNG Project.  The Project will be located on the Mississippi River, in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana approximately 20 miles from the Port of New Orleans. 

October 11, 2019 In The News

Aiming to reduce traffic backups, Gov. John Bel Edwards and others Friday announced the opening of a new exit off Interstate 110 south near the "new" Mississippi River bridge in Baton Rouge.

The $9.3 million Terrace Avenue exit will allow southbound motorists to get to the Washington Street area without having to cross multiple lanes of traffic.

October 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - HUD has approved Louisiana to begin issuing funds to the Small Business Administration, which will in turn apply that money to loans of those who flooded in August 2016 and were caught in a duplication of benefits quagmire.

September 27, 2019 In The News

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise, Senator Bill Cassidy, Senator John Kennedy and Congressman Garret Graves are reacting favorably to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers an announcement of projects in Louisiana.  These projects will receive critical dredging and maintenance funding from the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019.
 

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