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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

In The News

January 31, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, a veterinarian who later became a human doctor, likes to say he can treat anything on two feet or four.

On Tuesday morning, he came to the rescue of a fellow congressman's apricot toy poodle named Jolie.

January 27, 2017 In The News

I’ve spent more than 20 years practicing medicine in the delta of Northeast Louisiana. After looking into the face of poverty, I believe that every American should have access to quality health care regardless of how much money they’ve got in the bank.

January 17, 2017 In The News

Rep. Abraham's New Appointment - Congressman Ralph Abraham is humbled. The Republican representing the 5th Congressional District was recently appointed to the House Armed Services Committee-a highly coveted position.

January 11, 2017 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, joined U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., in leading a letter to President-Elect Donald Trump asking that the United States move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

January 6, 2017 In The News

Everything about the short-lived effort this week by some Republicans to weaken the House of Representatives' independent ethics office was wrong. The discussion and vote were taken during a private meeting Monday (Jan.

October 4, 2016 In The News

In mid-September, the LSU AgCenter estimated the flood damage experienced in Louisiana had reached some $350 million. Only two weeks later, that estimate has risen “north of $400 million,” says Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham.

With Congress out of session until after November elections where does federal disaster relief funding stand?

September 21, 2016 In The News

Good news is hard to come by in these days of natural disasters and government financial crises, but the Avoyelles Police Jury is going to try their best to take advantage of one of those rare tidbits.

September 16, 2016 In The News

While the latest Louisiana floods have abated, the hard work of harvest and cleaning up still have to be done. Also part of the aftermath: state officials and lawmakers bringing home the best federal assistance package possible.

September 13, 2016 In The News

Recovering from not just one flood, but two. Louisiana is still reeling. Lawmakers say these flood events may as well have been overlapping. One local congressman wants the Federal government to take on more of the cost from the March flood that affected thousands.

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