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June 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has cosponsored a bill to strip federal funding from sanctuary cities, which do not comply with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer requests.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, is celebrating a decision by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study the ways that federal funds are flowing to abortion provider Planned Parenthood, its affiliates, and other abortion providers.

June 17, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, met with Iraqi Minister of Trade Mohammed Hashim Abdul-Majeed Jasim and Iraqi Ambassador to the United States Fareed Yasseen at his Washington office on Thursday.

Abraham and the Iraqi trade delegation discussed ways they could further enhance a trade relationship between the two countries, particularly regarding US agriculture exports.

June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto and a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted against advancing the National Defense Authorization Act out of committee.
 

June 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) and U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-La.) today pointed to the Louisiana Medicaid program’s $400 million in savings from income eligibility checks as further evidence that more widespread checks are needed of taxpayer-funded programs.

June 10, 2019 Press Release

This column was originally published in the June issue of Louisiana Farm and Ranch Magazine.

I know the farmers reading this column don’t need me to state the obvious, but I will anyway: It’s been a tough start to this planting season.

June 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that the Alexandria International Airport will receive more than $2.5 million in federal funds for runway improvements.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today voted against HR 6, the American Dream and Promise Act that could grant amnesty to as many as 4 million illegal immigrants.

The bill passed in the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives.
 

May 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, and the Louisiana Congressional delegation are urging the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to be prepared to aid farmers in the wake of damages from the opening of the Morganza Spillway.
 

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., and the Louisiana Congressional delegation wrote to President Trump today in support of a federal disaster declaration in response to tornados that claimed two lives and caused millions of dollars in damage across Lincoln, Union and Morehouse parishes.
 

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