Congressman Abraham recognizes the sacrifices of our LEOs and their families
Father Joseph Lafleur of Opelousas is long overdue to receive his Distinguished Service Cross
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WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, voted Wednesday to bring home half a billion dollars designated for disaster relief aid, the bulk of which will go to Louisiana to help residents recover from the devastating floods that struck the state in March and August.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has secured additional funding for 22 rural hospitals throughout Louisiana after he and other members of the Louisiana delegation successfully convinced the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to revisit a ruling that affected these hospitals’ Medicaid reimbursement amounts.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, introduced legislation on Monday, Sept. 19, to address the recent cybersecurity breaches of personal data of millions of Americans.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s announcement that the federal government would cover 90 percent of the public costs as a result of the August floods in southern Louisiana.
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.
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.
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.
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In mid-September, the LSU AgCenter estimated the flood damage experienced in Louisiana had reached some $350 million.
Good news is hard to come by in these days of natural disasters and government financial crises, but the Avoyelles Police Jury is going to try their best to take advantage of one of those rare tidb
While the latest Louisiana floods have abated, the hard work of harvest and cleaning up still have to be done.
Recovering from not just one flood, but two. Louisiana is still reeling. Lawmakers say these flood events may as well have been overlapping.