Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Media

Latest News

May 7, 2020 Press Release

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.

May 7, 2020 Press Release

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.

May 4, 2020 Press Release

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).

April 30, 2020 Press Release

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.

April 29, 2020 Press Release

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).

April 24, 2020 Press Release

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.

April 24, 2020 Press Release

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

April 17, 2020 Press Release

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.

HHS Grants Information:

April 17, 2020 Press Release

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.

Pages

In The News

September 26, 2019 In The News

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.

September 24, 2019 In The News

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.

September 19, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - While FEMA's policy was deemed 'clear' by their administration, parish officials were not going to back down.

September 19, 2019 In The News

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.  

September 17, 2019 In The News

6 homes in Livingston Parish are going up, while six are dropping off the tax rolls.

September 15, 2019 In The News

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.

September 13, 2019 In The News

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.

September 4, 2019 In The News
For five years, I’ve been blessed to know three kids who will, this February, become my stepchildren.       
 
September 4, 2019 In The News

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.

Pages