WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined all House Republicans of Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards today urging him to apply federal coronavirus reopening guidelines on a local or regional basis.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement regarding the abysmal $14,785,244 allocated to Louisiana fisheries to mitigate the economic hardships accrued by the COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement today regarding a $3,209,063 Center of Excellence Research Grant for the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA)’s partnership with the Water Institute of the Gulf (the Water Institute).
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, the Ranking Member of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation, announced that Louisiana Regional Airport will receive $45,000 in federal funding.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves announced Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District is set to receive $1,333,817.00 in CARES Act Supplemental Public Housing Operating Funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, the Ranking Member of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation, announced $12,333,334 will be awarded to the Baton Rouge Metropolitan (BTR) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International (MSY) airports.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves announced Louisiana is to receive $297,838,262 in funding from COVID-19 legislation. The funds are broken down below:
Graves Announces Nearly $11 Million in CARES Act CDC Funding for Local Impacted Areas
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BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced $5,677,518 in grants was awarded from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this week.
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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published their new policy that would facilitate more public-private investments in innovative resilience projects in Louisiana.
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The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday that authorizes a public-private partnership to conserve and restore fish habitats nationwide.
The four Gulf Coast states that produce oil offshore want a bigger cut of the royalties the federal government gets from drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf to be put toward hurricane protection and coastal restoration.
Representatives from the four states — Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Texas — formed a coalition in August to take up the cause.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - While FEMA's policy was deemed 'clear' by their administration, parish officials were not going to back down.
Baton Rouge, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) – Congressman Garret Graves has announced that the Louisiana Regional Airport in Gonzales will receive a $1.176 million federal grant to help pay for runway improvements at the facility.
6 homes in Livingston Parish are going up, while six are dropping off the tax rolls.
A new federal grant will help the Bayou Cane Fire Protection District hire additional firefighters, officials said.
The 54-member department recently received a $278,027 federal grant through the Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response, also known as the SAFER Program.
Gov. John Bel Edwards and Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome on Friday announced the start of a new phase of the $55 million Pecue Lane project, which will include an interchange on heavily-traveled Interstate 10 aimed at easing daily traffic backups.
"The entire corridor has to be improved," Edwards said during a gathering on Pecue Lane near I-10 in south Baton Rouge.
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Many people in East Baton Rouge Parish are fed up that whenever there’s a hard rain, it seems to flood, like during Wednesday evening’s storm. It makes people question how we would fare if a hurricane would hit the Baton Rouge area.