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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana


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September 12, 2017 In The News

Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson and Senator Bill Cassidy met with Manuel Alfredo Espina Pinto, Ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala, to discuss the case of Zachary Wilson of Shreveport, La.

Wilson is currently being detained by Guatemalan authorities after he traveled to the country in March for a mission trip with the Word of God Church.

September 12, 2017 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Tuesday that three airports across Louisiana's 5th Congressional District will receive about $19.8 million in grant funding awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration.

September 2, 2017 In The News

Air Force One landed at Chennault International Airport in Southwest Louisiana Saturday afternoon, met on the air strip by politicians intent on showing the president their state needs his help.

September 1, 2017 In The News

Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham will spend Labor Day weekend flying Harvey missions for the U.S. Air Force.

Abraham, R-Alto, a major in the Air Force Auxiliary, began his mission Thursday afternoon over Louisiana and Texas.

August 16, 2017 In The News

NFIP Policyholders Have Two Weeks to Submit Proof of Loss Forms  

August 14, 2017 In The News

Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham took “affront” to Virginia Rep. Tom Garr

August 14, 2017 In The News

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham said he is offended by comments from a fellow Republican congressman from Virginia who blamed outsiders from Louisiana and other states, among them white supremacist David Duke, for violence in Charlottesville.

July 28, 2017 In The News

Barksdale's B-52s would keep flying, Fort Polk's troops would earn raises and fighter jets in Belle Chasse would remain action ready in a bulked up defense budget bill passed by the House.

July 28, 2017 In The News

Ingenuity is on display on Capitol Hill. The aerospace manufacturer Pratt and Whitney made the trip to Washington to show off the latest in aviation engineering. They say with their innovation comes thousands more jobs across the country.

July 28, 2017 In The News

“This morning President Donald Trump tweets transgender people are a burden, costing the military too much in medical expenses.

Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham agrees, saying their service affects military readiness.