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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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April 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Garret Graves announced that the U.S.

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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August 28, 2018 In The News

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A program that's already seen success in East Baton Rouge Parish is expanding. The goal is to give high school students a head start in landing quality careers.

August 21, 2018 In The News

Click here to hear the latest weekly interview with Congressman Garret Graves on Talk 107.3. 

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August 21, 2018 In The News
August 15, 2018 In The News

LAPLACE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - An 18-mile levee to protect land near Lake Pontchartrain from storm surges could be finished by the 2023 hurricane season, an Army Corps of Engineers district commander said Monday.

August 15, 2018 In The News

The 18-mile, $760 million West Shore Lake Pontchartrain hurricane levee could be under construction by early 2021 and could be completed by mid-2023, in time for that year's hurricane season, the commander of the Army Corps of Engineers' New Orleans District office said Monday. 

August 15, 2018 In The News
LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) -

Local and federal officials gathered Monday to celebrate a major milestone in securing full funding for long-awaited hurricane and flood protection for the River Parishes area.

August 15, 2018 In The News


DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) -

On the two-year anniversary of the historic flood, the Livingston Parish School System is moving on to its final phase of flood recovery with the destruction of a school that couldn’t be repaired.

August 15, 2018 In The News

Officials said Monday that they are aiming to complete construction of a new federal levee system protecting LaPlace and surrounding areas by 2023, the first concrete timeline for a project originally conceived nearly 50 years ago. 

August 15, 2018 In The News

ammie Angel and her husband scrambled to raise the furniture in their home and evacuate at 3 a.m. on Aug. 14, 2016.

August 2, 2018 In The News

 

ST. AMANT, LA (WAFB) -

Students in Ascension Parish head back to class one week from Wednesday. And it will be a homecoming for a lot of schools that are reopening after the August 2016 flooding.

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