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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

In The News

October 12, 2018 In The News

The University of Louisiana Monroe has received a federal grant of $122,626 from the U.S. Department of Education to help student-parents earn a college degree by providing campus-based childcare.

October 10, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham and his wife, Dianne, discussed the enduring relevance of the U.S. Constitution during a meeting of the Alexander Stirling Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution on Sept. 19 during Constitution Week. 

October 10, 2018 In The News

According to our partners at The News-Star, the Ouachita River is vital. It provides drinking water for about 150 towns and cities in Arkansas and Louisiana, and numerous business and industries rely on the waterway for transportation.

The U.S.Army Corps of Engineers has secured $7.9 million in federal funding to help maintain the locks, dams and levees along the Ouachita.

October 4, 2018 In The News

The trade disputes with China are hurting Louisiana's soybean farmers at a time when rain during harvest season has also hit them badly, a Republican congressman from the state said, asking the federal government for help.

October 3, 2018 In The News

Louisiana soybean farmers say a perfect storm of trade tariffs and wet weather have left them on the brink of a disaster they believe will expand throughout the U.S. within a matter of weeks.

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, Louisiana's only member of the House Agriculture Committee, has sounded the alarm with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

October 3, 2018 In The News

A north Louisiana congressman is asking for help from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide relief to state soybean farmers during the current market disruption with China. 

October 3, 2018 In The News

Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee (CCAGW PAC) announced its endorsement of five Louisiana candidates: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Reps. Ralph Abraham (R-La.), Garret Graves (R-La.), Clay Higgins (R-La.), and Mike Johnson (R-La.) for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives.

October 3, 2018 In The News

Trade wars with China and wet weather will soon have an impact on farmers here in the ArkLaMiss.

October 3, 2018 In The News

Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help soybean farmers who have no place to put their crop, because silos are full as a result of the trade dispute with China.

October 2, 2018 In The News

FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell and U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-Louisiana) will be keynote speakers during the NBAA 2018 opening session in two weeks. The show will be held October 16 to 18 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

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