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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

In The News

June 13, 2018 In The News

The eyes of the world are on the recent meeting between President Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. US Representative Ralph Abraham from Richland Parish says he’s thankful that relations with North Korea are at a point where talking is a possibility.

June 12, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Friday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded nearly $100,000 in combined rural development grants to help Bastrop and Oak Grove purchase new police cars.

June 12, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump made history Tuesday in Singapore as the first American president to meet face-to-face with a leader of North Korea since the Kim dynasty sprouted on the peninsula roughly seven decades ago.

Conservative House Republicans were unrepentant in their praise for the president for engaging with North Korea.

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.