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November 26, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a federal grant totaling $1,215,843.12 to Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School.  The funds will reimburse Cristo Rey for repairs related to the 2016 flood. 

 

October 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today, Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced that the U.S. Department of  Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is giving authority to the state to begin issuing Duplication of Benefits checks.  

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October 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, issued the following statement about the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Terrace Ave. exit at I-110.

 

October 3, 2019 Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA - Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) is raising the profile of South Louisiana transportation, flood protection and other infrastructure priorities this week as he hosts Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), the Ranking Member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, for a multi-day survey of the Bayou State.

October 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced that more federal funding is headed to Louisiana to support law enforcement and improve public safety in the Capital Region and statewide. More than $8.6 million in U.S.

September 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC  – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) advanced legislation to protect the health of Lake Pontchartrain and to preserve and restore critical U.S.

September 19, 2019 Press Release

Baton Rouge, La  – Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Aviation Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that Louisiana Regional Airport in Gonzales will receive a $1.176 million federal grant to help pay for runway improvements at the facility.  

 

September 13, 2019 Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today issued the following statement after the groundbreaking ceremony for the Pecue Lane/I-10 Interchange Phase II Project. 

 

September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Three bills to restrict oil drilling off the U.S. Atlantic and Pacific coasts, in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, and on federal lands in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) passed in the U.S. House of Representatives this week, mostly along party lines.

September 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that the City of Baton Rouge will receive a federal, Strategies for Policing Innovation (SPI) grant through the U.S. Department of Justice.

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June 19, 2019 In The News

While officials in the Broome administration try to find a source of matching funds—some $2.1 million a year for 30 years—needed to draw down a $255 million federal windfall earmarked for five, local drainage projects known as the East Baton Rouge Parish Flood Control Project, they’re also trying to secure the matching funds needed to get a Stormwater Master Plan underway.

June 14, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The wait is over.

According to U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (R-District 6) the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released Duplication of Benefits (DOB) legal guidance.

June 5, 2019 In The News

BATON ROUGE, La. (WVUE) - Lawmakers and the Federal Communications Commission are working to fight robocalls.

June 4, 2019 In The News

Louisiana has a long history of supporting skilled home health care, a valuable service that allows our aging friends and neighbors to remain healthy and independent in their homes. Louisiana is home to two of the nation’s leading home health care companies. We are also fortunate to have lawmakers who understand that home health care is cost-effective and a patient-preferred.

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May 23, 2019 In The News

While several state lawmakers lobby the Legislature for infrastructure funding to build a new Mississippi River bridge, among other transportation projects, efforts are also underway on the federal level that U

May 19, 2019 In The News

Livingston Parish is a coastal community, the southern portion at least.

Coastal erosion has allowed salt water to creep into Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas, eventually feeding into the bayous and rivers in southern Livingston.

May 16, 2019 In The News

The Center for Sportfishing Policy presented awards to influential leaders who have contributed to recreational fishing and boating and marine conservation. The awards were presented yesterday during the association’s annual fly-in called “Center Focus on Washington” during the American Boating Congress.

May 15, 2019 In The News

BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) - Lawmakers and the Federal Communications Commission are working to fight robocalls.

"I deal with it often. All during the day," Tyronne Aubert said.

May 15, 2019 In The News

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Baton Rouge, La (Local33)(Fox44) - The Baton Rouge Metro Airport has been awarded a $15 million dollar grant for airport improvements by the Federal Aviation Administration. 

May 9, 2019 In The News

EBay is bringing two programs to Baton Rouge: one that trains local small businesses how to better sell products online, the other involving hiring about 40 people to work from home as customer service representatives.

“This is just a start,” said Devin Wenig, president and CEO of eBay. “We’ll call it eBay South in Baton Rouge.”

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