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This Week Revisited – On the Floor
US Congressman Graves (R – South Louisiana) released the following statement regarding the decision by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm a 2015 ruling dismissing the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East suit:
The following was produced by FEMA and is being republished here by Congressman Graves as a courtesy.
Feb. 15, 2017
Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Livingston Parish for Tornado Survivors
If you sustained property damage as a result of the Feb. 7 tornadoes and severe storms, register with FEMA. You may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance to help you recover.
The presidential disaster declaration of Feb. 11 makes federal Individual Assistance available to eligible families and individuals in Livingston and Orleans parishes.
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In The News
The U.S. House has voted 237-189, with the Louisiana delegation splitting 3-3, to approve legislation that will increase flood insurance costs for many property owners but also will help sustain a National Flood Insurance Program battered by payouts for a series of expensive storms in the past 17 years.
“We are gathered here today to show our appreciation to all the men and women coming from all walks of life and serving in all branches of the military so that you and I on this day may enjoy the land of the free and home of the brave that we live in today.”
In his weekly visit with Talk 107.3’s Kevin & Bill, Mr. Graves addresses why he voted AGAINST a flood insurance reform bill, updates us on the status the Republican tax reforms and other topics.
(Washington, DC) —Congressman Garret Graves (R-Baton Rouge) issued the following statement on the economic development announcement involving DXC Technology of Virginia setting up operations in New Orleans and creating 2,000 permanent high tech jobs.
In our regular visit with Rep. Garret Graves we got a chance to set the record straight on the tax reform bill, and to answer a constituent question about the progress, or lack thereof, of the Comite Diversion Canal. Click here to listen
With the release of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Americans are trying to understand how these tax changes would impact their families. The pro-growth tax plan would simplify the tax code by eliminating most itemized deductions, while reducing marginal tax rates.
“This project means a better quality of life for the residents of East Ascension and brings us a step closer to unifying wastewater treatment in Ascension Parish.”
In our weekly visit with US Rep. Garret Graves, we got an update on the proposed tax break for the middle class, and a first hand report on a working group he organized to help expedite disaster relief payments to individuals and communities in the future. Click here to listen.
WASHINGTON — With lawmakers on Capitol Hill gearing up for negotiations on a potentially massive disaster relief package for victims of this year’s hurricanes and wildfires, closed-door lobbying by the Louisiana delegation over unfinished business from the 2016 floods is also heating up.