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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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December 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement after the USDA announced changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to encourage able-bodied adults between ages 18 and 49 without dependents to re-enter the workforce. 

December 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement after the USDA's Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) announced it would add Alternate Wetting-Drying (AWD) and furrow irrigation practices to those eligible for federal crop insurance coverage beginning in crop year 2020. 

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November 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that Adapt Inc. of Bogalusa will receive a federal grant in the amount of $125,000 from the Drug-Free Communities Support Program. 
 

October 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that the Wellspring Alliance for Families in Monroe, Louisiana will receive a grant for $684,956 from the Department of Justice's Office of Violence Against Women.
 

October 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today called for the expulsion of Representative Nancy Pelosi from the U.S. House of Representatives and introduced a House resolution to that effect. The resolution, H. Res.

October 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that Washington Parish School System has been awarded $354,011 under the 2019 COPS School Violence Prevention Program to increase campus safety.

September 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that Louisiana College of Pineville, Louisiana will receive $449,982 in federal funding under the Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP).
 

August 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, is calling for acting Inspector General Joanne Chiedi to investigate whether the Louisiana Department of Health violated the law by knowingly distributing a flawed report that inflated the economic benefits of Medicaid Expansion.

In The News

May 6, 2019 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, announced that Allison Litwin of West Monroe won the 2019 Congressional High School Art Competition for Louisiana’s 5th District.

May 3, 2019 In The News

On Wednesday, Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) led several pro-gun members of his caucus – including Rep.

May 2, 2019 In The News

U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and John Kennedy (R-LA), and U.S. Representatives Ralph Abraham, M.D.