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WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has cosponsored a bill that would build a border wall along the U.S.-Mexican border.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today applauded President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the United Nations’ Universal Postal Union (UPU), an agreement that allowed Chinese competitors to take advantage of inequity within the international postage rate system.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today announced that eight projects in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District will receive more than $1.12 million from the Delta Regional Authority (DRA), a federal economic development entity funded and authorized by Congress.
WASHINGTON - America’s rice farmers can celebrate today after Iraq agreed to purchase a whopping 90,000 metric tons – or 200 million pounds – of rice from the United States, thanks in part to lobbying from Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, and other members of Congress.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today wrote to U.S. Department of Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue requesting that the USDA provide assistance to soybean farmers in finding places to store the current soybean harvest until it can be brought to market.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that the University of Louisiana at Monroe will receive a grant of about $123,000 from the U.S. Department of Education to help student-parents reach their goal of earning a college degree.
WASHINGTON - Congressmen Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, and Brian Babin, R-Texas, have created a bipartisan I-14 Caucus with the goal of expanding Interstate 14 through Central Louisiana
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