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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

In The News

August 28, 2018 In The News

Farmers are breathing a sigh of relief. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will pay $4.7 billion  to farmers growing the products hit hardest by tariffs in the trade war with China.

August 24, 2018 In The News

GOOD MORNING from NEW ORLEANS … We flew down here yesterday to check out VP MIKE PENCE fundraising with HOUSE MAJORITY WHIP STEVE SCALISE at a private event at the World War II Museum. We wanted to catch the vibe of the GOP fundraising circuit with two of the party’s top names, and see what Republicans were talking about as a maelstrom swirls at the White House.

August 23, 2018 In The News

Being a doctor is easier than being a member of Congress...

August 22, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Tuesday that the University of Louisiana at Monroe is receiving a nearly $275,000 federal grant to buy new weather satellite equipment.

August 21, 2018 In The News

Not too long ago, at least in reporter years, I was utilizing the space in this weekly column with some regularity to write about the loss of influence and clout in Louisiana's congressional delegation. In doing so, I was probably repeating rather than reporting from Baton Rouge's echo chamber.

August 21, 2018 In The News

A new U.S. rice deal with Iraq will boost Louisiana farmers as the milling season begins here for this year’s ongoing harvest, The News-Star reports. 

August 21, 2018 In The News

Good news for Louisiana rice farmers. 

Iraq has agreed to purchase 15,000 metric tons of rice from the United States.

Louisiana is one of the top three rice-producing states in the country, along with California and Arkansas. 

August 21, 2018 In The News

The Iraqi government has agreed to purchase 15,000 tons of American rice in a deal that should relieve some pressure on Louisiana rice growers who are feeling the burn from an escalating trade war with China, and other nations. 

August 21, 2018 In The News

Good news for Louisiana rice farmers. 

Iraq has agreed to purchase 15,000 metric tons of rice from the United States.

Louisiana is one of the top three rice-producing states in the country, along with California and Arkansas. 

August 20, 2018 In The News

A new U.S. rice deal with Iraq will boost Louisiana farmers as the milling season begins here for this year's ongoing harvest.

Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, was among those who announced Iraq has agreed to buy 15,000 metric tons of American rice in its latest contract with America.

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