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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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February 3, 2017 Blog Post

The following was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Graves as a courtesy.

Total Now at $60 Million for Louisiana Schools Affected by August Flood

Ascension schools to receive additional flood recovery funding

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January 26, 2017 Blog Post

The Comite River Diversion Canal should be built to provide flood protection for area residents and improve our regional resiliency. While it will not solve all flood risk, Comite would benefit the most people in the shortest time.

January 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Garret Graves (R – Baton Rouge) today was named Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, which oversees water resources development and regulatory programs administered by the U.S.

January 17, 2017 Blog Post

The following is updated informtion from FEMA regarding Manufactured Housing Units. 

Demonstrating Continued Need for Manufactured Housing Unit (MHU)

• Every 30 days, FEMA evaluates each applicant’s eligibility to remain in the MHU.

• FEMA evaluates an applicant’s eligibility based upon:

January 13, 2017 Blog Post

On Tuesday, the House passed H.R. 79, the Helping Angels Lead Our Startups (HALOS) Act, by a vote of 344-73.

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January 12, 2017 Blog Post

Updated information on flood recovery from FEMA:

January 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the PROVE IT Act – a bi-partisan regulatory reform bill Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) introduced in 2016 and that was included in the Regulatory Accountability Act – earned passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

January 9, 2017 Blog Post

Below is a snapshot of some of the recent legislation Congressman Graves has been working on in the US House of Representatives. If you have questions or comments regarding these or other legislative issues, contact our office today

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January 4, 2017 Blog Post

This week I was honored to have taken the oath to begin my 2nd term as your representative. I am excited about what we can accomplish this Congress and will continue working to best represent everyone in Louisiana's 6th District.  I work for you and it's a responsiblity I don't take lightly, and one that is designed to be most effective when we are communicating.  So keep calling, attending tow

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January 2, 2017 Blog Post

The following content was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Garret Graves' office as a courtesy to flood-impacted constituents of Louisiana's Sixth District. 

Louisiana flood recovery continues thanks to the work of committed citizens, businesses, government agencies and faith-based, community and volunteer organizations.

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In The News

March 8, 2018 In The News

In 2017, Congressman Graves introduced H.R. 2849, the Louisiana Flood and Storm Devastation Act of 2017, which would grant homeowners and individuals emergency tax relief.

February 21, 2018 In The News

One change has been in the regulatory environment after President Donald Trump signed an executive order requiring two regulations to be eliminated for every one that is created. Graves said in practice, they’ve seen upwards of twenty restrictions rescinded for each new one that is implemented. This, he said, is great news for the Bayou State.

February 17, 2018 In The News

When Bill Cassidy challenged longtime U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu in 2014, one of her main arguments was that, despite her Democratic affiliation, she was the one who had a record of looking out for Louisiana's interests in Washington.

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February 14, 2018 In The News

Livingston Parish faces an interesting conundrum in the upcoming years. The debate will center around one question -- were we ready?

For what, you may ask? Growth.

February 13, 2018 In The News

Friday, February 9, 2018

LAFAYETTE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry, with the support of Congressman Garret Graves, announced a lawsuit today against the Corps of Engineers.

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February 12, 2018 In The News

The White House's proposed budget takes the ax to a wide range of domestic programs, but unlike in past years, federal oil money that funds Louisiana's coastal restoration efforts isn't on the chopping block.

February 9, 2018 In The News

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to protect Louisiana's coastline, state Attorney General Jeff Landry charged in a federal lawsuit filed Friday.

February 7, 2018 In The News

The Senate's budget deal screws Louisiana flood victims - it only fixes duplication of benefits for Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands - despite the fact that our fix for Louisiana passed House with bipartisan support. Watch the video below to learn more. 

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February 6, 2018 In The News

by Diana Stancy Correll | Feb. 6 2018 

Lawmakers and leaders of the maritime industry are rallying support for the Jones Act, a law intended to protect American shipping and maritime interests, as critics try to repeal or provide exemptions to the rule.

January 31, 2018 In The News

BATON ROUGE – Utility relocation plans on land along U.S. 61 will highlight discussion at the Comite River Task Force meeting Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the State Capitol.

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