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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

In The News

April 12, 2018 In The News

American universities are espionage havens as research and innovative technology secrets are being pilfered and taken home to governments hostile to the U.S. at an alarming rate, according to expert testimony at the House Science, Space and Technology subcommittees on Wednesday.

April 11, 2018 In The News

The widely blasted Margin Protection Program has been reworked with new provisions that have drawn mixed reactions from farmers and lawmakers.

April 11, 2018 In The News

The attendees of the Amite Chamber Special Meeting held at the Florida Parishes Arena Event Center on Tuesday, April 3 were treated to a special guest. Congressman Ralph Abraham M.D., U.S. House of Representatives 5th District, was the featured speaker.

Congressman Abraham was recently in town for the Oyster Festival and thanked everyone for their hospitality.

April 10, 2018 In The News

During an April 9 morning meeting and luncheon at Philadelphia Baptist Church, Horseshoe Drive, U.S. Congressman Ralph Abraham and evangelist Rick Gage shared inspiring words with 33 local pastors and other leaders gathered to get some political insights from Washington, D.C.

April 6, 2018 In The News

An escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China could in a worst-case scenario disrupt up to $9 billion in commerce between Louisiana and the Asian nation, depending on products targeted as the two countries exchanged tariff threats this week. 

April 4, 2018 In The News

When Rep. Ralph Abraham took the podium at the Florida Parishes Arena Tuesday, members of the Amite Chamber of Commerce were all ears, especially when the congressman brought up his plan for a more secure future for the dairy farms still left in Tangipahoa Parish.

April 3, 2018 In The News

Greta Jones of Monroe, who was a Republican activist in Louisiana before it was in fashion, died Tuesday after a short battle with cancer. She was 78.

Jones met Republican standard bearer Ronald Reagan multiple times and was an adviser to other high-profile Republicans like former Gov. Bobby Jindal and a string of 5th District Republican congressmen.

April 3, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham is considering a run for governor in 2019, and his support for calling a limited constitutional convention in Louisiana is focusing more attention on the issue.

April 2, 2018 In The News

Stakeholders are mobilizing to try and keep a post office in downtown Alexandria.

The downtown branch — which is located inside the federal courthouse on Murray Street — will close on May 31. Customers will be diverted to the main office on Odom Street, which is nearly two miles away.

March 31, 2018 In The News

ALEXANDRIA, La. - The tradition continued this year as the Pentecostals of Alexandria put on their production of 'Above All'.

A cast of around 300 have been rehearsing for months to prepare an impressive show that tells the story of Jesus.