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, 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.
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).
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.
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.
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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.
Agriculture losses from the March and August floods totaled almost $367 million, according to an analysis by the LSU AgCenter, threatening the future of some of Louisiana's farmers.
Louisiana's congressional delegation and Gov.