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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

Rep. Clay Higgins among Louisiana congressman not accepting pay checks amid government shutdown

January 11, 2019
In The News

Four Louisiana congressmen are joining the federal employees that are working without pay during the government shutdown as it enters its third week.

The Advocate reports Republican representatives Clay Higgins, Mike Johnson, Ralph Abraham and Garret Graves are asking that their paychecks be withheld until the government reopens.

More than 70 members of Congress are refusing pay until the end of the shutdown.

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