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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

In The News

January 30, 2018 In The News

There are several evolving political storylines worth noting these days, Jeremy Alford writes in his latest column. 

January 30, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump made his first official State of the Union address to the nation Tuesday evening. 

The president spoke on the economy, immigration, trade, and infrastructure rebuilding. 

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in regards to President Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday.

January 30, 2018 In The News

Louisiana's congressional delegation — seven Republicans and one Democrat — said little this week to suggest a bipartisan deal on immigration might be struck before Feb 8, the next deadline to extend funding for the federal government or face another shutdown.

January 25, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — A new deadline for Congress to overhaul the National Flood Insurance Program looms in less than two weeks. But with a packed to-do list, most lawmakers on Capitol Hill don't expect to get very far in negotiations over the program before Feb.

January 23, 2018 In The News

Speaking not long after the announcement that a deal had been reached to end the government shutdown, Louisiana Congressmen Ralph Abraham and Bill Cassidy expressed relief and optimism that weightier issues that held up the funding bill will be resolved in the weeks to come.

December 15, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Louisiana Congressmen Garret Graves (R-Capital Region) and Ralph Abraham, M.D.

December 15, 2017 In The News

Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, announced today that Louisiana Tech University in Ruston will receive a grant for more than $1.3 million to enhance its cybersecurity programs.

December 14, 2017 In The News

President Trump has signed a bill that will boost Barksdale, Fort Polk and Belle Chasse in Louisiana as well as give America's military families pay raises.

The National Defense Authorization Act will give Barksdale's B-52s a modern makeover, protect Fort Polk from the base closure list and and keep Belle Chasse's F-15 fighters on guard for the Gulf Coast.

December 12, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump has signed into law the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, which gives U.S. troops the largest pay raise in eight years, makes major reforms to Pentagon spending practices and increases funding for essential military readiness recovery.

December 6, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham wants any deal renegotiating management of north Louisiana's safety-net hospitals to include promises LSU will maintain its medical school in the region.