WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., issued the following statement in regards to his vote against HR 3823, Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017. The bill was defeated after failing to reach a two-thirds vote required for passage.
On changes to the National Flood Insurance Program and tax relief for disaster victims:
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., on Monday delivered a speech on the House floor recognizing six Winnfield Senior High School football players who served as pallbearers for a WWII veteran.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., issued the following statement in response to a proposed six-month extension of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Popular show would end being annual tradition if plan stays as is
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., recently led a letter from members of the Louisiana Congressional delegation to command at the Barksdale Air Force Base requesting that base leadership reconsider their decision to
Senator's plan last chance to end Obamacare as we know it
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today urged the Senate to pass Sen. Bill Cassidy's health care plan.
Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, will hold a listening session in Rayville to gather information from Louisiana’s agriculture industry leaders to assist in crafting the 2018 Farm Bill.
Dr. Abraham is Louisiana’s only member serving on the House Agriculture Committee, and he still actively farms land near his home in Richland Parish.
Alexandria to receive $17.9 million
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Tuesday that three airports across Louisiana's 5th Congressional District will receive about $19.8 million in grant funding awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today praised the efforts of the staff and volunteers at the Alexandria Mega Shelter for their response following Hurricane Harvey. The speech can be viewed on YouTube here.
The prepared remarks are as follows:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today praised the Trump administration for its decision to repeal the Obama-era Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (FFRMS), a complex set of regulations that would result in more expensive building costs in Louisiana.
'Minibus' bill provides funding for Louisiana projects
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, voted in favor of the spending bill passed by the House on Thursday that takes the first steps toward fulfilling President Trump’s promise of building a wall along our nation’s southern border.