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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, voted against HR 5, known as the Equality Act. His statement is below:

May 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced that Allison Litwin of West Monroe has won the 2019 Congressional High School Art Competition for Louisiana’s 5th District.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., released the following statement in response to a letter that Gov. John Bel Edwards sent to members of the Louisiana Congressional delegation today that criticized President Trump's tax cut reforms. 

April 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., released the following statement upon learning that Gov. Blanco has entered hospice care:

"Gov. Blanco dedicated her life to public service and is a pioneer for Louisiana women. She exemplifies the charm of our great state, and Dianne and I are praying for her and her family," Abraham said.

April 17, 2019 Press Release

This column was originally published in the April 2019 version of Louisiana Farm and Ranch magazine.

I believe in the future of agriculture.

April 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Reps. Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-La., and Mike Johnson, R-La., joined U.S. Rep. Brian Babin, R-Texas, in reintroducing legislation to create Interstate 14 through Central Louisiana.

April 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-La., was awarded the Family Research Council (FRC) Action’s “True Blue” award for displaying unwavering commitment and support of faith, family, and freedom during the second session of 115th Congress.

April 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that the Tensas Community Health Center in St. Joseph will receive about $1.2 million from the Department of Health and Human Services.

March 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-La., today voted to support President Trump's national emergency declaration.

Abraham has been a steadfast supporter of building the border wall. He previously voted against the resolution to overturn President Trump's emergency declaration.

March 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-La., issued the following statement in support of Israel following suspected Hamas-led rocket attacks fired from the Gaza Strip.
 

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In The News

May 6, 2019 In The News

U.S. House Republicans may have lost their numerical advantage in November, but they are not sitting on the sidelines while Congressional Democrats roll out their dog-and-pony gun control agenda with a parade of increasingly extreme gun-control legislation.

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.

High school students from throughout the nation compete annually for the opportunity to have a piece of artwork displayed in the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

May 3, 2019 In The News

On Wednesday, Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) led several pro-gun members of his caucus – including Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-La.), Andy Barr (R-Ky.), Clay Higgins (R-La.), Mike Johnson (R-La.), Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.), and David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) – in introducing a bill to modernize the way firearms are sold under federal law.

May 2, 2019 In The News

Louisiana residents affected by flooding in 2016 will be eligible to receive Restore Louisiana grants even if they took out Small Business Administration (SBA) loans, according to a delegation of the state’s congressional leaders.

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. (R-LA) and Garret Graves (R-LA), announced that Louisianans impacted by the 2016 flooding will be eligible to receive Restore Louisiana grants even if they took out SBA loans.

May 2, 2019 In The News

U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy, along with U.S. Representatives Ralph Abraham and Garret Graves announced that Louisianans impacted by the 2016 flooding will be eligible to receive Restore Louisiana grants even if they took out SBA loans.

April 10, 2019 In The News

The I-14 Expansion and Improvement Act of 2019 was reintroduced to Congress Wednesday, targeting the Central Texas corridor as the spot to expand the highway, a press release from Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) said. 

April 10, 2019 In The News

U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) joined Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) in reintroducing the I-14 Expansion and Improvement Act of 2019 today. This legislation, also referred to as the “Forts to Ports” bill, will extend the future I-14 interstate highway to additional areas in Louisiana and along the Gulf Coast.

April 3, 2019 In The News

U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise is leading the charge on a long-shot effort to force a vote on a measure that would punish doctors if they don’t try saving the lives of infants born after botched abortions.

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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

March 5, 2019 Video

Thanks to the Civil Air Patrol for my promotion and for allowing me to participate in some of the wonderful work that this organization does throughout our country.

February 13, 2019 Video

I’m thankful to have the support of USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue on my recent soybean bill. The legislation I am introducing allows MFP payments to apply to planted acres instead of harvested ones.

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