WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement after President Trump signed his phase one trade deal with China.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today spoke on the House floor in opposition to Democrats' resolution condemning the killing of Iranian terrorist Qasem Soleimani by reading the names of American troops killed by his barbaric improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, welcomed the passage of the USMCA trade deal with Canada and Mexico on Thursday afternoon and declared it a win for American families and businesses.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, Louisiana's only member of the House Armed Services Committee, on Wednesday urged swift passage of a bipartisan agreement on the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement after an agreement was announced which will allow the USMCA trade agreement to be brought before the U.S. House of Representatives for consideration.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement after the USDA announced changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to encourage able-bodied adults between ages 18 and 49 without dependents to re-enter the workforce.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement after the USDA's Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) announced it would add Alternate Wetting-Drying (AWD) and furrow irrigation practices to those eligible for federal crop insurance coverage beginning in crop year 2020.
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WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that Adapt Inc. of Bogalusa will receive a federal grant in the amount of $125,000 from the Drug-Free Communities Support Program.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that the Wellspring Alliance for Families in Monroe, Louisiana will receive a grant for $684,956 from the Department of Justice's Office of Violence Against Women.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today called for the expulsion of Representative Nancy Pelosi from the U.S. House of Representatives and introduced a House resolution to that effect. The resolution, H. Res.
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In effort by House Democrats to override President Donald Trump's first veto has failed. That hands him a victory because his declaration of a national emergency at the Southwest border will remain in effect.
President Donald Trump‘s call for the establishment the Space Force as a sixth branch of the military is prompting a lobbying campaign by at least three congressional delegations and their governors to the new U.S. Space Command in their states. Colorado, Louisiana and Florida are competing for the distinction.
U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D.
Republican Congressman Ralph Abraham recently sent a letter to President Trump urging him to consider Louisiana as the home for a proposed Space Force headquarters. He commended the president for his efforts to advance the U.S. Space Command, and expressed his support for additional defense funding in the president’s recent budget proposal.
As an oil executive, I appreciate the jobs that the oil & gas industry provides to our region. I also understand that we need to actively recruit all avenues of job creation for Bossier Parish. There is one such opportunity in the bid to become the home for the newest military branch, the U.S. Space Force.
Major improvements continue at the Winnsboro Municipal Airport, said Terry Shirley, airport manager.
Some $215,000 will be spent on apron and taxiway improvements. The improvements are funded in part by a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-La., wrote a letter to President Donald Trump pitching Louisiana as the future headquarters for the new United States Space Command.
Congressman Ralph Abraham (R-Louisiana) is pushing for Louisiana to be a major part of America's future in space. Abraham's office says the congressman sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting that Louisiana be home to the future headquarters of the United States Space Command.
U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham has an idea for President Donald Trump: Put the new Space Command in Louisiana.
Congressman Ralph Abraham spent the day with community leaders and citizens in Bogalusa and Franklinton in Washington Parish on March 10, 2015.
Congressman Ralph Abraham attended the Alexandria Children's Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Following the parade, Dr. Abraham joined Alexandria community leaders in honoring the parade's special guest, Gegor Trumel, the counsul general of France in New Orleans.
Thanks to the Civil Air Patrol for my promotion and for allowing me to participate in some of the wonderful work that this organization does throughout our country.
I’m thankful to have the support of USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue on my recent soybean bill. The legislation I am introducing allows MFP payments to apply to planted acres instead of harvested ones.