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September 1, 2020 Press Release

ALTO, LA - On Tuesday, Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expand individual and public assistance programs to eligible parishes in the 5th district that were impacted by Hurricane Laura.

May 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, May 19, Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, a veterinarian and medical doctor, introduced the Healthy Dog Importation Act to ensure that all dogs entering the U.S. do not pose a health risk to Americans.
 

April 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, applauded the USDA's announced $19 billion relief package for America's agriculture industry due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

March 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, on Wednesday announced the following municipalities and health care centers would receive supplemental federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services totaling nearly $500,000 for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19, which is caused by the coronavirus.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, on Wednesday voted in favor of a funding package requested by President Trump to counter the spread of the Coronavirus. 

March 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Tuesday that Louisiana Tech University would receive a grant in the amount of $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation to foster computer science education in north Louisiana.

February 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced on Wednesday his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives at the end of the 116th Congress. 

Today, I am officially announcing my retirement from Congress following the completion of my current third term, and I will not seek re-election in 2020.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, applauded the inclusion of funding for the dredging of Lake Providence Harbor he had previously requested in President Trump's 2021 budget.

February 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to acquit President Donald J. Trump of both articles of impeachment charged by the U.S. House of Representatives. 

January 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, responded to the White House's announcement of a plan for a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians.

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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

October 22, 2019 Video

Dr. Ralph Abraham Speaks on the floor of the House against Democrats' Sham Impeachment Inquiry

July 17, 2019 Video

Ralph Abraham defended American values in a speech following his vote against a resolution condemning President Trump.

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