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April 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued guidance based both on legislation passed and requested by Graves.

April 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) sent a letter yesterday to President Donald Trump urging him to finalize pending guidance related to a new law enacted in 2019 that would allow constituents to electronically sign congressional casework consent forms.

April 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced crude oil storage contracts with nine companies to help store 23,000,000 barrels of U.S. produced crude oil in the Nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). 

April 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Aviation, announced $51,334,400 in federal funding today for airports in the surrounding areas of Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District.

April 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement after the reached production cut deal of 9.7 million barrels a day to begin on May 1 by OPEC, Russia and other oil-producing nations, a total of 23 countries.

April 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves highlights $1,808,884,118 in total recent funding in Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District, awarded in various grants and funds from federal government agencies. Several of the awards are due to the COVID-19 relief efforts.

April 8, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA  – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) co-signed a letter today to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman urging him to take immediate action to bring stability to global crude oil markets.

April 7, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA  – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today a $328,799.29 Direct Component grant to St. John the Baptist Parish for its Belle Terre Blvd Streetscape and Stormwater Management Enhancements Project.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

BATON ROUGE, LA  – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement regarding the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway:

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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.

August 30, 2019 In The News

Louisiana is poised to land an unexpected $76 million from the Federal Highway Administration, provided the state can obligate the funds—essentially, send the FHA a list of projects on which the money will be spent—by Sept. 26.

August 14, 2019 In The News

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BATON ROUGE – It was standing room only at a town hall meeting Monday night. Congressman Garret Graves along with Restore Louisiana representatives hosted the gathering to answer questions about duplication of benefits issues following the 2016 flood.

August 11, 2019 In The News

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SCENSION PARISH- Trash in the Amite River has been an issue for years, but Saturday dozens of people joined forces to clean up the River.  

It's all part of a project called The Amite River Clean Up. 

August 10, 2019 In The News

Since the Comite Diversion Canal has been 40 years coming, a last-minute snarl from Kansas City Southern Railway is frustrating the public. The newest dispute involves maintenance of a new and higher railroad bridge over the canal.

The railroad is quarreling with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over how much the government will pay to maintain the structure.

August 9, 2019 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS – More federal funding is coming to Livingston Parish through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Rep. Garret Graves to the Livingston Economic Development Council (LEDC).

August 9, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON — Members of Louisiana's congressional delegation continue to push for the state to receive a bigger cut of the revenues from oil and gas produced in the Gulf of Mexico. Under current federal law, Gulf states like Louisiana get about 37.5 percent of the money made from offshore energy, while states that have energy production sites on federal land get about half.

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