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U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham spoke on the House floor Thursday to honor Tyrell Cameron, the Franklin Parish High School football player who died from an injury suffered in Friday’s game in Winnsboro.
As part of a series of congressional hearings, outraged members of the U.S. House of Representatives grilled the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and affiliated parties and asked the agency to take responsibility for the Aug. 5 acid water spill from the Gold King Mine that affected multiple water systems in the Four Corners.
WASHINGTON -- Nearly six months after Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Florich III and 10 others were killed when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed off Florida, Florich belatedly was buried Tuesday (September 8) with full honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
Louisiana National Guard Staff Sgt. Thomas Florich received a hero’s funeral at Arlington National Cemetery Tuesday after the army made an exception for his burial following lobbying from Florich’s home state Congressional delegation.
Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Tuesday, Sept. 8, that Louisiana Tech University has been awarded a $300,000 federal grant to pursue scientific research.
The National Science Foundation awarded the grant as part of its Special Studies and Analyses of Biomedical Engineering Program. The money will support Tech’s research of cells.
Iran was the pressing topic as U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, met with The News-Star’s Editorial Board Wednesday morning.
Abraham said the agreement that would lift sanctions on Iran in exchange for a rollback of Iran’s nuclear program does not do the job.
U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, fresh from a trip to Israel, said leaders there are right to describe President Obama’s proposed nuclear agreement with Iran as a “historic mistake.”
“Instead of a deterrent this deal gives Iran an unrestricted pathway to build a nuclear weapon,” said Abraham, R-Alto.
MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News) Congressman Ralph Abraham is back on American soil, after taking a trip to Israel with lawmakers. To personally ask Israelis what they think about Middle Eastern conflicts and a potential deal limiting Iran's access to nuclear weaponry.
KALB - Washington, DC - Congressman Abraham's response:
Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, helped pass the VA Accountability Act of 2015 on Wednesday, July 29.
Dr. Abraham was an original cosponsor of the legislation authored by House Committee on Veterans Affairs chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla.
WASHINGTON – It would be easier to fire or demote employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs under legislation that passed the House Wednesday (July 29).