WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Monday that the U.S. House of Representatives passed his legislation to block an executive order from the Obama Administration that could drive up the costs of building in Louisiana communities.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, is leading the effort in the U.S. House of Representatives to bring long overdue recognition for the heroism of Lt. Joseph Verbis Lafleur, an Army chaplain who sacrificed his life in World War II.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Wednesday that seven students from Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District have received appointments or invitations to attend a military service academy or preparatory school.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, introduced legislation on Monday, May 23, that seeks to halt the Obama administration’s executive overreach regarding the transgender bathroom directive handed down to public schools.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in response the President Obama’s order mandating that all public schools allow people to use any bathroom they choose regardless of their biological gender.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, continued advocating to the President and the United States Department of Agriculture for additional flood relief and assistance in the wake of historic flooding in Louisiana.
MONROE – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Tuesday that President Obama has declared an 16 additional parishes federal disaster areas due to recent flooding, according to FEMA.
MONROE – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Sunday, March 13, that President Obama has declared a federal state of emergency for seven Louisiana parishes affected by recent flooding.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Thursday that the National Science Foundation has awarded Louisiana Tech University a grant worth more than half a million dollars.
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Speaking not long after the announcement that a deal had been reached to end the government shutdown, Louisiana Congressmen Ralph Abraham and Bill Cassidy expressed relief and optimism that weightier issues that held up the funding bill will be resolved in the weeks to come.
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Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, announced today that Louisiana Tech University in Ruston will receive a grant for more than $1.3 million to enhance its cybersecurity programs.