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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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August 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today praised the Trump administration for its decision to repeal the Obama-era Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (FFRMS), a complex set of regulations that would result in more expensive building costs in Louisiana.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, voted in favor of the spending bill passed by the House on Thursday that takes the first steps toward fulfilling President Trump’s promise of building a wall along our nation’s southern border.

July 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, continued his efforts on Monday to prevent the privatization of the air traffic control system by 

July 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, on Friday voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act, which passed on a bipartisan 344-81 vote. The bill takes great steps toward rebuilding our military and includes many wins for Louisiana’s bases.

July 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Friday nearly $3.5 million in federal grant money for three projects across the 5th Congressional District.

July 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Wednesday that four airports across in the 5th Congressional District will receive a combined $482,000 in federal grant money for facility enhancements.

July 10, 2017 Press Release

MONROE - Good Hope Middle School student Tanner Bentz will be Louisiana’s flag bearer at the 2017 State Games of America.

July 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Friday that the federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded the City of Monroe with a grant that’s anticipated to stimulate $20 million in economic development.

July 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Thursday that three medical centers in the Fifth Congressional District will benefit from nearly $5.1 million in combined grants awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Morehouse Community Medical Centers, Inc., in Bastrop has received $1,025,840.

July 5, 2017 Press Release

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In The News

August 16, 2017 In The News

NFIP Policyholders Have Two Weeks to Submit Proof of Loss Forms  
 

July 28, 2017 In The News

Barksdale's B-52s would keep flying, Fort Polk's troops would earn raises and fighter jets in Belle Chasse would remain action ready in a bulked up defense budget bill passed by the House.

July 28, 2017 In The News

Ingenuity is on display on Capitol Hill. The aerospace manufacturer Pratt and Whitney made the trip to Washington to show off the latest in aviation engineering. They say with their innovation comes thousands more jobs across the country.

July 28, 2017 In The News

“This morning President Donald Trump tweets transgender people are a burden, costing the military too much in medical expenses.

Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham agrees, saying their service affects military readiness.

July 28, 2017 In The News

“Louisiana's only member of Congress on the House Armed Services Committee supports President Trump's decision to bar transgenders from military service.

 "I fully support the president's mandate 100 percent," said Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-Alto.

Abraham said those already serving should "be transitioned out slowly" with possibly some compensation.

July 17, 2017 In The News

“Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Friday that the federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded the City of Monroe with a grant that’s anticipated to stimulate $20 million in economic development.

July 17, 2017 In The News

“King Cotton lost its crown in the new millennium, but it's staging a Louisiana comeback in 2017. Louisiana farmers have planted 200,000 acres of cotton in 2017, a 43 percent jump over last year. Though that remains a fraction of the 800,000 acres planted just over a decade ago, it almost doubles the all-time low of 115,000 acres planted in 2015.”

June 27, 2017 In The News

“The Alexandria Family Medical Center Residency welcomed a new group of graduates on Saturday evening.

The keynote speaker was Congressman Ralph Abraham. He said there's a shortage of primary care physicians in Louisiana, and he expects these graduates to be future leaders.

June 27, 2017 In The News

“While both the House and Senate have been preparing long-term FAA reauthorization bills, one key difference between them is reportedly ATC privatization. As Sen.

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Photo Galleries

May 11, 2015 Photo Gallery

Here are a few pictures from Congressman Ralph Abraham's time in Central Louisiana during last week's district work period.

April 24, 2015 Photo Gallery
I got to meet some wonderful student athletes, coaches, teachers, parents and volunteers at a Special Olympics event at Rayville High School on Friday, April 24, 2015
March 23, 2015 Photo Gallery

Congressman Ralph Abraham visited with residents of Tangipahoa Parish and the surrounding areas at the Amite Oyster Festival on March 20, 2015.

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Videos

July 17, 2017 Video

Congressman Abraham, a pilot, is a leading voice in teh House against ATC privatization because it jeopardizes a national security and threatens rural America.

March 13, 2017 Video

Dr. Abraham believes that the Department of Education should be abolished. Education policy should be set by local and state leaders.

January 30, 2017 Video

I stand with President Trump and support his temporary travel ban. We must do all we can to keep Americans safe from the threats of radical Islamic terror.

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