Graves Announces Funding to Enhance Fire Protection in Terrebonne Parish
Baton Rouge, LA – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that Livingston Parish will receive a $5.3 million federal grant to fund the elevation of 88 homes that were substantially damaged during the 2016 flood.
East Baton Rouge Flood Risk Reduction Project
Governor John Bel Edwards
Congressman Garret Graves
Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome
Washington, DC – House Aviation Subcommittee Ranking Member Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) will be awarded a $7 million federal grant through the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP).
WASHINGTON, DC – Louisiana Congressmen Cedric Richmond and Garret Graves introduced legislation in the House of Representatives today that would boost the share of offshore energy revenues for Gulf Coast states, providing a substantial increase in funding for Louisiana’s coastal restoration and flood protection projects.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation called for federal action to protect Louisiana’s seafood industry against the ongoing impacts of record high water on the Mississippi River and the historical, two openings of the Bonnet Carre Spillway in 2019.
Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) issued the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court opinion in Department of Commerce v. New York:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (R-Baton Rouge) today announced that the U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) and U.S. Rep. Garret Graves (LA-06), members of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, introduced the Coast Guard Shore Infrastructure Improvement Act, legislation to help reduce and better manage the serious maintenance backlog for Coast Guard shore infrastructure.
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DENHAM SPRINGS – A resolution to delayed flood recovery funds held up by federal bureaucrats could be in place by this weekend and the funds could be going out to families by the end of the month.
Baton Rouge Metro Airport has been awarded a $15 million Federal Aviation Administration grant that will be used to relocate a portion of Plank Road in order to better utilize an airport runway.
Congressman Graves gives an update on Duplication of Benefits here.
Louisiana will get $94.7 million in fiscal year 2018 Gulf of Mexico offshore oil revenue, almost $12 million more than the previous year, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced Thursday (April 25).
After decades on the back burner, the Comite River Diversion Canal finally began construction Wednesday morning.
Planned after the devastating flood of 1983, the channel would redirect high water from the Comite and several bayous in northern East Baton Rouge Parish into the Mississippi River during an emergency.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal guidance on the distribution of additional relief funds for victims of the 2016 floods and other natural disasters may final come to fruition, Congressman Graves told The News in a phone conversation Friday night.
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The ports of Baton Rouge and New Orleans is getting $3.1 million in federal funding to support a program that would put shipping containers on barged instead of roadways, according to a Wednesday announcement from congressman Garret Graves.
There was an extra enthusiastic Tigers fan running around Washington, D.C. on Thursday, ahead of the LSU basketball team's Sweet 16 appearance.