Washington, DC - Congressman Garret Graves (R - South Louisiana) announced today highlights of the Fiscal Year 2017 “Work Plan” of Corps of Engineers projects in South Louisiana, including $6.7 million for the Comite River Diversion Canal.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Garret Graves (LA-06) and Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-03) called on U.S.
Congressman Garret Graves (R-South Louisiana) released the following statement about reports of a memo written by former F.B.I.
The following was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Graves as a courtesy.
Transitional Sheltering Assistance for Louisiana Survivors Extended
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): The American Healthcare Act (AHCA)cd
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.
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.
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.
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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Trying to move the work of the USA Corps of Engineers to another cabinet level department; Congressman Graves explains why here.
BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - United States unemployment rates dropped to 3.8 percent in May, the lowest it's been since 1969.
DENHAM SPRINGS – An end to the onerous Duplication of Benefits provision, along with efforts to secure additional flood recovery revenue for Livingston Parish, remain top priorities for the Louisiana Congressional delegation, Congressman Garret Graves.
WEST BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33)(FOX 44) - Rep. Garret Graves (R- La.) focused on infrastructure and flood prevention while speaking at the West Baton Rouge Parish Chamber of Commerce meeting Wednesday.
Graves said there is a transportation crisis in the Baton Rouge area.
To watch Congressman Graves give an update on what is happneing in Washington, DC on the Louisiana Business and Industry Show click here.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure advanced legislation today directly impacting Louisiana’s flood protection, maritime, coastal, environmental and other water resources-related interests.
In today’s DC Current, US Congressman Garret Graves talked about moving the US Army Corps Of Engineers into another cabinet level department, and on bringing back the Farm Bill.
Click here to listen.
Louisiana’s in the process of getting its first share of federal offshore oil revenue earmarked for Gulf states. It’s the first such revenue pot which amounts to $188 million to the four states. The state will get $82 million to the state, which has already been assigned to help rebuild coastal restoration projects.
Louisiana’s Congressional delegation is working to reform laws to help victims recover from natural disasters.