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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-La., voted against a resolution condemning President Trump for his criticism of some Democrat members of Congress who have made anti-American and anti-Semitic statements.

June 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that five airports in the Fifth Congressional District will receive about $719,000 in combined federal funding to make facility enhancements.

June 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has cosponsored a bill to strip federal funding from sanctuary cities, which do not comply with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer requests.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, is celebrating a decision by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study the ways that federal funds are flowing to abortion provider Planned Parenthood, its affiliates, and other abortion providers.

June 17, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, met with Iraqi Minister of Trade Mohammed Hashim Abdul-Majeed Jasim and Iraqi Ambassador to the United States Fareed Yasseen at his Washington office on Thursday.

Abraham and the Iraqi trade delegation discussed ways they could further enhance a trade relationship between the two countries, particularly regarding US agriculture exports.

June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto and a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted against advancing the National Defense Authorization Act out of committee.

June 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) and U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-La.) today pointed to the Louisiana Medicaid program’s $400 million in savings from income eligibility checks as further evidence that more widespread checks are needed of taxpayer-funded programs.

June 10, 2019 Press Release

This column was originally published in the June issue of Louisiana Farm and Ranch Magazine.

I know the farmers reading this column don’t need me to state the obvious, but I will anyway: It’s been a tough start to this planting season.

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.

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