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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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July 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A bill authored by Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, giving veterans a boost in their benefits passed the House on Tuesday, July 28.

July 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated a number of parishes as primary natural disaster areas and contiguous natural disaster areas due to damage caused by heavy rains, heavy winds and flooding earlier this year.

July 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, introduced a bill Tuesday, July 21, to protect the Second Amendment by preventing the President from taking guns away from Social Security beneficiaries.

June 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has been appointed to serve on a third committee, a sign that leaders in the capital recognize the contributions he can make to our nation.

June 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Business and agriculture leaders throughout Louisiana praised Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, for voting in favor of Trade Promotion Authority on Friday.

June 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement regarding the Army’s decision to allow Staff Sgt. Thomas Florich to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

May 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has successfully intervened on behalf of the Richardson Medical Center in Rayville with the federal government to keep the hospital from closing.

 

May 21, 2015 Press Release

A group of young farmers and ranchers from various places throughout Louisiana visited my office in March to make sure I knew the issues they face daily as they set about running their farms and ranches.

May 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, passed an amendment to the energy and water development appropriations bill around midnight Friday that defunds the President’s executive order that changed the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard.

April 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, joined House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (HVAC) chairman Congressman Jeff Miller as an original co-sponsor on legislation that will make major strides in reforming the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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In The News

June 2, 2016 In The News

Keith Biedenharn can't hide his enthusiasm about an upcoming renovation to the Monroe Coca-Cola Bottling Co. building.

April 14, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-La., has sent a request for an adjusted planting deadline to help area farmers who lost their corn crops because of flooding.

April 12, 2016 In The News

BATON ROUGE — Fifth District U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, who returned from a trade mission to Cuba Saturday, said Louisiana farmers could experience a boon when decades-long restrictions are finally lifted.

"For us the possibilities are unlimited," said Abraham, R-Alto, who coordinated the trip with Arkansas Congressman Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, and producers from both states.

April 12, 2016 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Monday that Quitman High School senior Abbie Lawson has won the annual Congressional Art Competition for Louisiana’s 5th District.

March 28, 2016 In The News

Caldwell Parish, La. - Although it has been over a week now since major floods devastated much of Louisiana, parts of the state are still battling high water.

Congressman Ralph Abraham and the Caldwell Parish Sheriff took an aerial tour of flooding in Caldwell Parish this morning.

Although the water is receding many forests and farm land remain covered in flood waters.

March 18, 2016 In The News

 America has many enemies in this world and is threatened by rogue states, insane leaders and well-organized terrorist groups. One of its most dangerous enemies may be a Congress that lacks “the moral courage” to rein in spending and get control of a national debt that threatens to swallow more and more of the country’s resources,  U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham said.

 

February 17, 2016 In The News

Students talked foreign policy, national debt and the upcoming presidential election with a U.S. congressman visiting Tioga High School Wednesday.

February 17, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham made an impromptu President’s Day visit to Franklin Medical Center this week to tour the facility and address concerns over ever-changing regulations affecting the delivery of health care services.

February 8, 2016 In The News

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

It's been almost two years since a nationwide Department of Veterans Affairs scandal alleged veterans were put on secret waiting lists to receive care.

February 5, 2016 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, introduced legislation Thursday to advance sensible tax reform in an effort to stimulate agribusiness.

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