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May 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District area was provided $2,378,507 to expand COVID-19 testing health centers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Health Center Grantees in LA-06:

May 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced the state of Louisiana has been awarded $18,357,258 from the Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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

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August 6, 2019 In The News

The federal government’s implementation of a program meant to benefit Louisiana victims of the 2016 flood violates the letter and intent of the law, U.S. Rep. Garret Graves said Monday.

“You’re boxing out thousands of families from getting funds that are already in the bank,” the Baton Rouge Republican said.

August 5, 2019 In The News

BATON ROUGE - Monday morning East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, Governor John Bel Edwards, and Congressman Garret Graves met to discuss local funding needed to match federal dollars to fund a drainage project.

August 5, 2019 In The News

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BATON ROUGE - Congressman Garret Graves discussed national and local topics during an interview on 2une In Monday morning. 

August 2, 2019 In The News

Part of Louisiana’s Congressional delegation in Washington isn’t happy with how long it is taking the state to get a federal grant for long-overdue flood protection measures.

Congressman Garrett Graves on Friday called HUD’s expected guidance on the funds “pathological foot-dragging .”

August 2, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today it will “soon” release long-awaited regulations outlining how $9 billion dollars of flood mitigation grants can be spent by nine U.S. states, including Louisiana, which is poised to receive some $1.2 billion.

July 18, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - After Governor John Bel Edwards declared a 'State of Emergency' for the State of Louisiana, both the parish and city of Denham Springs followed suit.

The disaster declarations open up the funnel for federal funds and support, but only if President Donald Trump declares the final level of the emergency.

July 18, 2019 In The News

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (WAFB) - Fortunately, Hurricane Barry did not deliver the punch it initially threatened, but that didn’t keep many in Livingston Parish from worrying about the wall along I-12. Improved designs in the wall barricade are now part of a federal law.

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