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July 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has introduced a bill aimed at stopping the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), which has devastating effects on deer herds.
 

July 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced that the Lake Providence Port will receive $800,000 for dredging, which will keep it open for commerce and provide flood control benefits.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D, R-Alto, today voted in favor of a House resolution demanding that the Department of Justice (DOJ) comply with requests from Congress to turn over documents relating to possible abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) by DOJ personnel.
 

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today voted against an immigration bill that ultimately failed by a 121-300 vote.

Abraham issued the following statement in regards to his vote:

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, is calling on Congress to censure Maxine Waters, D-Calif., for urging her supporters to confront and harass members of the Trump administration.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement regarding the House’s passage of the 2018 Farm Bill.

June 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has cosponsored legislation to expand Interstate 14 from Texas through Central Louisiana and into Mississippi.

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June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today announced 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.

June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., this week voted for two bills that contain increased funding and other wins for waterway systems throughout Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District.
 

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June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, joined Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., U.S. Sen.

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In The News

December 4, 2018 In The News

Nine projects in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District will receive more than $27 million in combined loans and grants from the US Department of Agriculture Rural Development, according to Congressman Ralph Abraham.

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December 3, 2018 In The News

In a normal year, John Good can easily handle a rainy harvest season for his 1,300 acres of soybeans in Pointe Coupee Parish.

November 28, 2018 In The News

As world leaders head to the Group of 20 talks in Argentina on Wednesday, soybean farmers are among those hoping to see some sort of trade truce struck between the U.S. and China.

November 27, 2018 In The News

Rep. Ralph Abraham, a Republican who represents most of eastern Louisiana bordering Mississippi and Arkansas, introduced a bill to adjust how USDA pays out for the Market Facilitation Program because many farmers in his state either have nowhere to take their soybeans or have not harvested them at all, Abraham stated in a news release.

November 27, 2018 In The News

A Republican lawmaker wants to change a single word in the Trump administration’s farm aid program saying some soybean growers in Louisiana cannot qualify for the payments designed to offset farmers’ losses from tariffs against China.

November 27, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-La., has introduced legislation to help soybean farmers better access a program designed to offset losses caused by Chinese tariffs.

November 27, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has introduced legislation to help soybean farmers better access a program designed to offset losses caused by Chinese tariffs.

November 27, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham introduced a bill that could help more soybean farmers participate in the tariff relief program.  

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November 27, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham introduced a bill that could help more soybean farmers participate in the tariff relief program.  

November 27, 2018 In The News

Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham has introduced legislation to help soybean farmers better access a program designed to offset losses caused by Chinese tariffs. 

The US Department of Agriculture announced the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) earlier this year that offers payments to soybean farmers based on losses to their harvested acres incurred by Chinese tariffs.

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Videos

March 16, 2015 Video

Congressman Ralph Abraham submitted this video to the U.S. Army to show his support for keeping high troop levels at Fort Polk.

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