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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

In The News

June 7, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham honored retired CenturyLink Chief Executive Officer Glen Post Thursday in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday.

June 5, 2018 In The News

T.F. Tenney, the United Pentecostal Church International pastor who started preaching at age 16 and went on to lead the denomination's Louisiana district and global missions over a 65-year ministry, was memorialized Tuesday (June 5) by U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham of Alto in remarks on the House floor. 

June 5, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded about $6.8 million in grants for five projects across Louisiana's 5th Congressional District.

June 5, 2018 In The News

Medicaid fraud in Louisiana is ignored while the state’s governor chooses to penalize the elderly and infirm.

Instead of pursuing the overt abuse of Medicaid -- which he is fully aware didn’t happen overnight as shown below -- Edwards chose a fear-mongering alternative.

May 28, 2018 In The News

The Alexandria National Cemetery where flags are placed at the graves of fallen soldiers was the home to a ceremony on Memorial Day.

The VA’s annual event is to honor our fallen heroes and the veterans who returned home. 

May 27, 2018 In The News

The 2014 Farm Bill negotiations were regarded as the most contentious in recent history before the bill finally became the law of the land.

Policies that should have been in place in 2012 took an extra two years to hammer out in Washington.

May 25, 2018 In The News

The US House of Representatives, on Thursday, approved the Defense Department budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (which starts in October).

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), as the Pentagon budget is formally known, includes $290 million in support for the Kurdish Peshmerga Forces.

May 24, 2018 In The News

Like sugar cane in the late fall, the fate of U.S. farmers facing the threat of increased sugar imports is blowing in the wind in Washington.

May 23, 2018 In The News

The Vietnam War was the first in which the United States military relied heavily on helicopters for transportation and combat. These pilots and crew members touched every aspect of efforts during the war, serving as transportation for soldiers and civilians, and providing critical battlefield support.

May 23, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham is applauding the Trump Administration for proposing a rule change that will help prevent any federal tax dollars from supporting abortions.