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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

In The News

January 23, 2018 In The News

Speaking not long after the announcement that a deal had been reached to end the government shutdown, Louisiana Congressmen Ralph Abraham and Bill Cassidy expressed relief and optimism that weightier issues that held up the funding bill will be resolved in the weeks to come.

December 15, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Louisiana Congressmen Garret Graves (R-Capital Region) and Ralph Abraham, M.D.

December 15, 2017 In The News

Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, announced today that Louisiana Tech University in Ruston will receive a grant for more than $1.3 million to enhance its cybersecurity programs.

December 14, 2017 In The News

President Trump has signed a bill that will boost Barksdale, Fort Polk and Belle Chasse in Louisiana as well as give America's military families pay raises.

The National Defense Authorization Act will give Barksdale's B-52s a modern makeover, protect Fort Polk from the base closure list and and keep Belle Chasse's F-15 fighters on guard for the Gulf Coast.

December 12, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump has signed into law the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, which gives U.S. troops the largest pay raise in eight years, makes major reforms to Pentagon spending practices and increases funding for essential military readiness recovery.

December 6, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham wants any deal renegotiating management of north Louisiana's safety-net hospitals to include promises LSU will maintain its medical school in the region.

December 6, 2017 In The News

Despite widespread bipartisan support for the Children's Health Insurance Program, lawmakers on Capitol Hill remain uncertain just when and how the lapsed program might get a renewal.

December 6, 2017 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, has sent a letter to Gov. John Bel Edwards asking him to guarantee the LSU medical school in Shreveport won't be moved under a potential new partnership with Ochsner Health System.

December 6, 2017 In The News

Dogs may be considered man's best friend, but U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham is gaining a reputation as dog's best friend.

The medical doctor and former veterinarian was featured on the cover of the American Kennel Club's "In Session" congressional newsletter this week.

December 6, 2017 In The News

Louisiana's governor is again affirming his commitment to keep LSU Medical School in Shreveport open.

Wednesday, Gov. John Bel Edwards responded to a letter from U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham about the future of safety net hospitals in north Louisiana and the medical school.

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