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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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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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December 19, 2016 Blog Post

FEMA grants 30-day extension of TSA program

FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program has been extended by one month for Louisiana survivors affected by the August floods.  Eligible survivors may stay in participating hotels/motels through the night of Monday, January 16, 2017 but must check out by Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

December 14, 2016 Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA – Louisiana Congressman Garret Graves (R – Capital Region) released the following statement regarding the resignation of Charlie Melancon as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries:

December 12, 2016 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

This week revisited - on the Floor. 

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December 8, 2016 Blog Post

Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association

Affordable Housing Solutions Expo & Disaster Recovery Resource Fair

Where: Celtic Media Centre — Caitlin Bldg. Stage 6

10000 Celtic Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70809

December 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today in the U.S.

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In The News

June 15, 2018 In The News

Washington D.C. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Louisiana Congressman Garret Graves met with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson regarding the urgent need for solutions to fix ongoing deficiencies that hinder Restore Louisiana.

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June 13, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson in a meeting Wednesday with Congressman Garret Graves renewed a commitment to eliminate critical obstacles for homeowners who sought assistance from the Restore Louisiana program after the August 2016 flood.

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June 12, 2018 In The News

A recent announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of $14 million to the Comite River Diversion Canal shines a ray of hope on the project. While the sum is roughly 1/20th of the total pot, that’s quite alright, because there’s several reasons this particular announcement has excited both the local and federal legislative delegations.

June 11, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is putting $14 million toward building the long-planned Comite River Diversion Canal, the agency announced Monday, along with millions more for infrastructure projects and dredging in Louisiana.

June 11, 2018 In The News
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (WAFB) -
June 9, 2018 In The News

 

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A bill passed through the House in Congress this week could have a big impact on the Comite Diversion Canal project.

The Water Resources Development Act clears the way for changing some of the rules for the process through the Army Corps of Engineers.

June 8, 2018 In The News
TERREBONNE PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

In a major flooding or storm event, many times it’s the locals tasked with cleaning up the damage and making the repairs. This week, the U.S. House passed the Water Resources and Development Act bill.

June 7, 2018 In The News

Trying to move the work of the USA Corps of Engineers to another cabinet level department;  Congressman Graves explains why here.

June 7, 2018 In The News

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - United States unemployment rates dropped to 3.8 percent in May, the lowest it's been since 1969.

June 1, 2018 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS – An end to the onerous Duplication of Benefits provision, along with efforts to secure additional flood recovery revenue for Livingston Parish, remain top priorities for the Louisiana Congressional delegation, Congressman Garret Graves.

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