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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana


Latest News

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.

April 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced the office schedule for his Southeast Louisiana field director, Malone Williams, on Thursday, April 16.

The schedule is in effect now. It will be posted on Dr. Abraham’s website,

March 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, voted this week to save Medicare from going bankrupt, a move that will protect seniors’ access to health care.

March 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, applauded the decision by the Department of Veterans Affairs to amend the 40-mile rule in the Veterans Choice Program, but he says more work needs to be done to ensure America’s heroes have better access to the care they need.

March 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Thursday that more than $7.1 million in federal loan money had been guaranteed for the Alexandria-based business Southern Textile Services, LLC.

The guaranteed business and industry loan was approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

March 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON - In a speech on the House floor Tuesday, Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, honored the memory of four Louisiana National Guardsmen and seven Marines who died in a Black Hawk helicopter crash earlier this month.

Two of those who died, Chief Warrant Officers George Griffin and George Strother, were from Dr. Abraham's district.

February 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Republican Party has made Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, its featured member of the week.

February 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement in regards to the President’s $4 trillion proposed budget:

January 6, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Representative Ralph Abraham was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by House Speaker John Boehner on January 6th, 2015.


In The News

March 29, 2018 In The News

The chairwoman of the Louisiana Democratic Party is the most high-profile Democratic official in the country to date to call for a repeal of the Second Amendment.

March 28, 2018 In The News

BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program at Gillis W. Long Center graduated more than 200 cadets during a ceremony at Bethany Church – South in Baton Rouge, La.

March 27, 2018 In The News

Alexandria, La. - Htet Htet Rodgers is a psychology major at Northwestern State University. She’s set to graduate in 2019 and is a contestant in the upcoming Miss Louisiana Pageant. But life wasn’t always grand for Rodgers.

March 22, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON Republican Congressmen Ralph Abraham and Mike Johnson of Louisiana are blasting a massive spending bill approved by the House of Representatives Thursday.

March 22, 2018 In The News

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), along with aviation industry leaders, and elected officials from Capitol Hill, gathered last night at Ronald Reagan National Airport’s historic Terminal A in Washington, D.C., for the third annual R.A. “Bob” Hoover Awards.

March 16, 2018 In The News

In yet another signal that Congressman Ralph Abraham will be on the ballot in 2019, the veterinarian-turned-physician told LaPolitics that his potential bid for governor would be anchored by a vow to rewrite key sections of Louisiana’s guiding charter.

March 15, 2018 In The News

Democrats at the rally favor a ban on assault weapons and other gun control measures. However, they haven't gained traction in congress.

March 15, 2018 In The News

All six members of Louisiana’s delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act, which was passed March 14 by a vote of 407-10.

March 14, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham recognized a local man on the floor of the U.S. House today. Abraham paid tribute to the late "Grady" Bubber Brown of Lake Providence, who founded the Panola Pepper Company, which is now sold worldwide.

March 14, 2018 In The News

Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA): “A very bold & positive move by Pres. Trump in appointing Mike Pompeo to the Sec. of State and Gina Haspel as CIA Director.”

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