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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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August 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D, R-Alto, and the Louisiana Congressional delegation on Friday wrote to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administrator Craig Fugate asking for a cost-share reduction for state and local entities in Louisiana that are rebuilding after two floods in 2016.

August 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D, R-Alto, announced Friday that the Department of Transportation has awarded the Alexandria International Airport (AEX) at England Airpark nearly $17 million in federal grant funds.

The total amount of $16,975,000 represents grant funding for three separate projects.

August 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Wednesday that the Monroe Regional Airport will receive more than $1.8 million in grant funding from the Department of Transportation.

The total grant amount is worth  $1,822,753. The money will fund drainage improvements at the airport that are necessary to adequately handle storm water runoff.

August 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Monday that Louisiana Tech University has received a $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

July 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Disabled veterans are eligible to receive an increase in their benefits next year thanks to a bill by Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, that became law over the weekend.

July 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A bill by Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, to provide veterans with a cost of living adjustment awaits only the President’s signature before it becomes law.

July 13, 2016 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Wednesday that two important projects led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are underway in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District.

July 11, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Monday that the U.S. House of Representatives passed his legislation to block an executive order from the Obama Administration that could drive up the costs of building in Louisiana communities.

In The News

July 11, 2016 In The News

Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham is trying again through legislation to block a 2015 executive order from President Obama that Abraham believes would force millions of Americans to buy expensive

June 20, 2016 In The News

"The VA system is broken," said Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-Alto. "There are some successes, but stories like the ones we heard today far overshadow those.

June 2, 2016 In The News

Keith Biedenharn can't hide his enthusiasm about an upcoming renovation to the Monroe Coca-Cola Bottling Co. building.

April 14, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-La., has sent a request for an adjusted planting deadline to help area farmers who lost their corn crops because of flooding.

April 12, 2016 In The News

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