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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC  – Today, Congressman Garret Graves (LA-06) and Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-03) called on U.S.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) released the following statement about reports of a memo written by former F.B.I.

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May 9, 2017 Blog Post

The following was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Graves as a courtesy.

 

Transitional Sheltering Assistance for Louisiana Survivors Extended

 

May 8, 2017 Blog Post

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): The American Healthcare Act (AHCA)cd

May 5, 2017 Press Release

Baton Rouge, LA - Congressman Garret Graves (R-Capital Region) announced today that FEMA has issued an additional waiver of the 60-day proof of loss requirement in response to a deadline extension request he sent to FEMA’s Acting Administrator on May 1, 2017.

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – Baton Rouge) released the following statement today regarding the Department of Justice’s Alton Sterling decision:

We cannot allow the tragic shootings of 2016 or the fallout to define us or our community, but we can learn from those experiences.

May 2, 2017 Press Release

 

Today Congressman Garret Graves (LA-06) commended the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) vote to unanimously keep the shrimping anti-dumping trade enforcement orders in place for five more years against China, India, Thailand and Vietnam.  The orders on Brazil were revoked, but imports from Brazil are minimal.

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May 1, 2017 Blog Post

Last week it was reported that a new amendment to the American Health Care Act “exempts members of Congress and their staff" from health care changes. 

Like you, I think that’s absurd.

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April 28, 2017 Blog Post

FACT SHEET

Today the president signed an Executive Order Implementing an America-First Offshore Energy Strategy. The following is a high level summary of what is in it. ​

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In The News

February 6, 2018 In The News

by Diana Stancy Correll | Feb. 6 2018 

Lawmakers and leaders of the maritime industry are rallying support for the Jones Act, a law intended to protect American shipping and maritime interests, as critics try to repeal or provide exemptions to the rule.

January 31, 2018 In The News

BATON ROUGE – Utility relocation plans on land along U.S. 61 will highlight discussion at the Comite River Task Force meeting Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the State Capitol.

January 26, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has agreed to lop about three years off the permitting process for Louisiana's proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project.

January 11, 2018 In The News

Coming soon: bigger paychecks.

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January 2, 2018 In The News

The GOP landed several legislative victories at the tail-end of 2017. Tax reform passed, and it came gift-wrapped with benefits for 2016’s flood victims. Also, Congressman Garret Graves led the charge for bi-partisan reform to the “duplication of benefits” clause hindering so many victims of the flood, as well as hurricanes Harvey and Irma, from receiving money to help with recovery.

January 2, 2018 In The News

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ LA Creel survey, which kicked off almost four years ago in an attempt to provide more precise information on recreational fishing catch and effort — especially for red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico — was certified by NOAA Fisheries on Friday.

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December 21, 2017 In The News

A bill giving more flood victims a chance at financial assistance overcame a major hurdle in Washington Thursday.

The bill, passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, aims to fix the “duplication of benefits” issue that has plagued recovery efforts for many of those impacted by the August 2016 flood.

December 20, 2017 In The News

By Paul Ryan | Dec. 19, 2017 7:02 p.m. ET

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which the House passed Tuesday, represents the biggest advancement for growth and opportunity in recent memory. It provides real relief to middle-income families and realizes policy goals conservatives have sought for decades.

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December 14, 2017 In The News

Washington, D.C. – December 13, 2017 – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources approved H.R. 200, a bill sponsored by Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska) that amends the 1976 Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide flexibility for fishery managers and stability for fishermen.

December 13, 2017 In The News

In our weekly visit with Congressman Graves, he spent some time tracking the tax reform bill, and the need to include LA victims in the tax breaks… he also is opposing the presumptive nominee for the Asst. Sec.

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