WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize the career of CenturyLink CEO Glen Post, who is retiring after leading the company for 26 years.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that the National Science Foundation (NSF) is awarding a $2.2 million grant to Grambling State University aimed at producing more undergraduates pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor the memory of Bishop T. F. Tenney.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded about $6.8 million in grants for five projects across Louisiana's 5th Congressional District.
All the funds are federal grants awarded through HHS and will be used for administrative expenses.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today celebrated the House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that also includes millions of dollars for projects at Barksdale Air Force Base and the Belle Chasse Naval Air Station.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, applauds the Trump Administration for proposing a rule change that will help prevent any federal tax dollars from supporting abortions.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in response today's vote on the Farm Bill. The House failed to pass the bill.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran Deal and reimpose sanctions in an effort to stop the hostile nation's pursuit of nuclear weapons.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto and chairman of the Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Oversight, chaired a hearing Tuesday to examine ways in which blockchain technology can be used to prevent dangerous and counterfeit goods from being shipped into the United States.
WASHINGTON – Congressmen Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, and Kenny Marchant, R-Texas, this week introduced legislation to stop international competitors, such as China, from taking advantage of inequity within the international postage rate system.
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It was a squeaker, but the U.S. House passed its version of the Farm Bill Thursday on a 213-211 vote.
The timing was perfect in Louisiana, where the Farm Bureau Federation is hosting the largest annual gathering for producers in the state here at its annual convention.
The military is seeing significantly lower levels of opioid abuse and use as it installs a series of reforms in the midst of a drug epidemic that has gripped the nation, two service health officials told lawmakers.
Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, has cosponsored legislation to expand Interstate 14 from Texas through central Louisiana and into Mississippi.
Louisiana's farmers and ranchers face uncertainty both at home and on a national level as more than 1,000 of them gather here for the annual Farm Bureau Convention with no Farm Bill in place and their state agriculture budget in tatters.
"This is a critical time," Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation President Ronnie Anderson said.
U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-Louisiana, said Tuesday that he opposes the separation of immigrant children from their parents who brought them illegally into the United States while also generally defending the Trump Administration's approach to immigration enforcement.
Louisiana Republicans in Congress largely stand behind President Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration enforcement policy, even as a growing chorus of critics attack the White House’s prosecution decisions that have led to the separation of thousands of migrant families along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Thousands of acres of land are on the verge of being damaged if something isn't done to stop rising water and erosion.
So, Fifth Louisiana levee board president Reynold Minsky is pleading for help.
He called in Congressman Ralph Abraham to see the damage for himself.
Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham recently announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) is awarding a $2.2 million grant to Grambling State University aimed at producing more undergraduates pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
The eyes of the world are on the recent meeting between President Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. US Representative Ralph Abraham from Richland Parish says he’s thankful that relations with North Korea are at a point where talking is a possibility.
Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Friday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded nearly $100,000 in combined rural development grants to help Bastrop and Oak Grove purchase new police cars.
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.
Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., spoke on the House floor to recognize the contributions of the workers at the Alexandria Mega Shelter in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. When our neighbors in Texas needed help, Louisiana stepped up to answer the call.
Congressman Abraham, a pilot, is a leading voice in teh House against ATC privatization because it jeopardizes a national security and threatens rural America.
Dr. Abraham believes that the Department of Education should be abolished. Education policy should be set by local and state leaders.