WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced $40,563,208.73 of federal flood recovery resources to repair damages at Denham Springs Elementary School (DSES), Southside Elementary School (SES), Southside Junior High School (SJHS) and for system-wide school contents replacement needs resulting from Louisiana’s Great Flood of 2016.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) issued the following statement and video message after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7010 – Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation in support of Governor John Bel Edward’s request to President Trump to ensure the National Guard remains active in Louisiana’s ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic through July 31, 2020.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced Central Private School is receiving $10,043,000.86 in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Grant as a result of damages to the school during the 2016 Flood.
BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced $13,307,605 through six grants in Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced Louisiana will receive $98,475,000 in 256 payments for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) to help combat the devastating effects of this pandemic.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced a new federally-funded testing effort by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to significantly expand coronavirus diagnostic and antibody testing in Louisiana.
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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) issued the following statement and video message after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800 – the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act. Graves voted no on the bill.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) called upon the Department of Treasury and the Federal Reserve to remain committed to oil and gas businesses being considered applicable under the new Main Street Lending Program.
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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.
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.
BY ELIZABETH CRISP | WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT with the Advocate
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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.
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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.
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.
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).