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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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December 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement after the USDA's Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) announced it would add Alternate Wetting-Drying (AWD) and furrow irrigation practices to those eligible for federal crop insurance coverage beginning in crop year 2020. 

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November 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that Adapt Inc. of Bogalusa will receive a federal grant in the amount of $125,000 from the Drug-Free Communities Support Program. 
 

October 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that the Wellspring Alliance for Families in Monroe, Louisiana will receive a grant for $684,956 from the Department of Justice's Office of Violence Against Women.
 

October 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today called for the expulsion of Representative Nancy Pelosi from the U.S. House of Representatives and introduced a House resolution to that effect. The resolution, H. Res.

October 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that Washington Parish School System has been awarded $354,011 under the 2019 COPS School Violence Prevention Program to increase campus safety.

September 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that Louisiana College of Pineville, Louisiana will receive $449,982 in federal funding under the Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP).
 

August 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, is calling for acting Inspector General Joanne Chiedi to investigate whether the Louisiana Department of Health violated the law by knowingly distributing a flawed report that inflated the economic benefits of Medicaid Expansion.

July 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has written President Trump to offer his support for completing a new I-10 bridge in Lake Charles.

July 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, introduced a resolution this week that supports American energy production while denouncing coercive efforts to stymie drilling in states like Louisiana.

July 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in response to Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress today:

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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.

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.

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