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May 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation are urging President Donald Trump to act in coordination with state, parish, levee district, and emergency officials in Louisiana and to grant the state’s disaster declaration request in response to record-breaking high water on the Mississippi River.

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May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) will be awarded a $15 million federal grant through the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) – the second largest AIP grant awarded nationwide.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Graves Announces Winners of 2019 Congressional Art Competition

                                                                

April 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced that Louisiana will receive a $94.7 million share of nearly $215 million in FY 2018 Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) energy revenues that the four Gulf oil and gas producing states will receive.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that the Ports of Baton Rouge and New Orleans will receive a $3.1 million federal America’s Marine Highway projects grant to support a program to put shipping containers on barges rather than our congested roadways.  The ports’ Container on Barge Service between the Louisiana ports will be awarded the

April 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released a statement following the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council voting to allow state management of Recreational Red Snapper for Private Anglers:

March 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure advanced a slate of  bills today, including a bipartisan disaster relief bill authored by Reps. Garret Graves (LA-6) and Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.). The legislation, H.R. 1311 is designed to help communities recover from disasters and increase disaster program transparency and oversight.

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March 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC  – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) issued a statement today after victims of Louisiana’s Great Flood of 2016 filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to force payment for duplication of benefits claims.

February 27, 2019 Press Release

Baton Rouge, La. – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) welcomed the U.S.

February 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (U.S. Virgin Islands) reintroduced disaster relief legislation in the House of Representatives this week to help impacted states and communities recover faster, better and at lower costs to taxpayers. H.R.

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March 22, 2019 In The News

FEMA is now considering adding flooding from heavy rains when defining flood zones

 

NEW ORLEANS — Flood insurance premiums could rise while property values fall under a plan to change the way risk is calculated under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

March 18, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A March 12, 2019, hearing of the House Subcommittee on Aviation explored what the nation’s aviation system and infrastructure may look like 30 years into the future.

March 18, 2019 In The News

Two Louisiana homeowners have sued the federal government, claiming that they have been unfairly denied assistance in recovering from 2016′s devastating floods.

Their claims seem to have some merit.

March 18, 2019 In The News

Rep. Garret Graves says he wasn’t keen on joining the select committee to address climate change formed by the new Democratic House majority in January.

March 17, 2019 In The News

Seventh graders at Devall Middle School joined the nationwide movement to bring coding skills across the country by participating in the Congressional App Challenge. Each earned certificates from Congressman Garret Graves, who signed his district up to participate.

Devall students competed against students from the 13 parishes represented by Congressman Graves.

March 13, 2019 In The News

When Rep. Garret Graves of Louisiana was chosen to serve on a new House committee dedicated to climate change, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) supported the pick.

March 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal lawsuit filed today will seek a declaratory judgement that would force the federal government to comply with the Duplication of Benefits provision Congressmen Garret Graves and Cedric Richmond authored last year.

March 4, 2019 In The News

If you’re from Louisiana and you have a federal issue regarding water — whether it be the stuff you drink, the stuff that stinks, the stuff that flooded your living room or the stuff that’s eating Louisiana alive — then you need to slate a visit with third-term Congressman Garret Graves.

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March 3, 2019 In The News

South Louisiana is on the front lines of the war against climate change, and now our region will have a strong and educated voice on the matter in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, whose district includes the northern portions of Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes, was named last week to a House committee on climate change.

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