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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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April 5, 2018 Press Release

BATON ROUGE – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and U.S. Rep. Garret Graves announced that the federal government will allocate an additional $1.213 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for hazard mitigation projects in parishes that were impacted by the 2016 floods. 

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February 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) advanced bipartisan legislation this week that would simplify an important – but archaic – process Americans endure to authorize their elected representatives to step in when FEMA, the Social Security Administration, the IRS, Medicare, the VA and other agencies of the federal bureaucracy aren’t providing the level o

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January 31, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) shared his reaction to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address tonight in a video recorded following the speech.

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January 29, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), and U.S. Representative Garret Graves (R-LA-06) today applauded President Trump’s decision to invite Cajun Navy founder Jon Bridgers to attend this year’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.

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January 24, 2018 Blog Post

In order to achieve the American Dream, Americans must be able to keep more money in their pockets and increase after-tax wages. Thanks to pro-family, pro-growth tax reform, businesses across the country are expanding, hiring, and paying more. And the good news keeps rolling in.

January 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to continue funding the federal government, maintain critical military operations and provide a long-term reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) that covers nearly 9 million children across the country and over 161,000 in Louisiana.

 

January 11, 2018 Blog Post

As we enter the second session of the 115 Congress, I want your input on your top legislative priorities. This year we will continue to be hard at work, and knowing your values will help me focus on what’s best for our district in the coming year.

January 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) sent a letter today to Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Ryan Zinke blasting the agency’s recent capitulation on energy exploration in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (EGOM).

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January 4, 2018 Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA - Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement today after the U.S.

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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

 

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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.

May 30, 2018 In The News

WEST BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33)(FOX 44) - Rep. Garret Graves (R- La.) focused on infrastructure and flood prevention while speaking at the West Baton Rouge Parish Chamber of Commerce meeting Wednesday.

Graves said there is a transportation crisis in the Baton Rouge area.

May 24, 2018 In The News

To watch Congressman Graves give an update on what is happneing in Washington, DC on the Louisiana Business and Industry Show click here.

May 24, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure advanced legislation today directly impacting Louisiana’s flood protection, maritime, coastal, environmental and other water resources-related interests.

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