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May 5, 2017 Press Release

There's a lot of misinformation out there about the American Health Care Act. Remember, the same people lying about the AHCA are the same ones who lied about how Obamacare would let you keep your doctor, let you keep your insurance, drive down costs, lower premiums, and expand choices. None of those things happen, and neither will the lies they're spreading now.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., released the following statement regarding his vote against the government spending bill, known as the omnibus. The bill passed and provides funding for federal government agencies through September.


March 29, 2017 Press Release

America is at a crossroads with our health care system. We’ve got three choices: 1) keep Obamacare, 2) repeal Obamacare without a replacement plan, or 3) repeal and replace it together.

March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Feb. 28) signed a bill to repeal a rule from the Obama administration that stripped Second Amendment rights from certain disabled Social Security beneficiaries.

February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., released the following statement in response to President Trump's joint address to Congress:

February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, on Monday introduced the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Assessment and Auditing Act of 2017 (HR 1224).

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in response to National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's resignation:

February 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced on Monday his subcommittee assignments for the House Armed Services Committee, positions that are of special importance to Louisiana’s military bases including Fort Polk and Barksdale Air Force Base.

February 4, 2017 Blog Post

Thousands of Cenla residents marched from Pineville on Saturday morning to Alexandria during the second annual Louisiana Life March Central.

February 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON -  A bill authored by Congressmen Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-La., and Sam Johnson, R-Texas, to defend the Second Amendment rights of Social Security beneficiaries passed the U.S. House of Representatives today, Feb. 2.


In The News

September 20, 2018 In The News

With Russian aircraft being shot down by Syrian fighter jets, who thought they were firing on Israeli fighter bomber, what are our military leaders contemplating?  In today’s DC Current, brought to you by the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham, a member of the Armed Services Committee, shared his thoughts on this latest twist in

September 20, 2018 In The News

Staff for U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), will host Service Academy Day Saturday, September 22, in Bossier City for high school students interested in seeking an appointment to the Military, Naval, Air Force, Coast Guard or Merchant Marine Academy.

September 18, 2018 In The News

Firefighters from all over the parish gathered in Alexandria on Saturday morning for Firefighter Appreciation Day.

September 18, 2018 In The News

The Delhi Fire Department received a total of two grants worth $ 219,572 as part of the Assistance to Firefighter Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

September 18, 2018 In The News

The 44th annual Francis Thompson Legislative Dove Hunt drew record crowds this year.

The annual hunt, which is the longest running legislative hunt in the state of Louisiana, began Aug. 31 with a reception in Monroe at Vantage Tower Ballroom.  

September 17, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today announced at the West Carroll Parish Law Enforcement District will receive nearly $53,000 in federal funds to buy two fully-equipped police vehicles.

September 17, 2018 In The News

It's a win for the waterways. Congress is awarding money to four projects on the water, including the Port of Lake Providence.

Farmers are the backbone of the Delta, and the Port of Lake Providence is the largest inland port on the Mississippi River. Last week, U.S. Congress allocated $1.315 million for dredging. 

September 17, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dr. Ralph Abraham, R-La., announced Monday that the town of Franklinton will receive $75,000 in federal funds to purchase two new police vehicles and equipment.

The grant comes from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Community Facilities Grant Program. The grant will cover the total cost of the purchase.

September 13, 2018 In The News

Louisiana, Texas, Alabama and Mississippi would all get a significantly larger share of Federal offshore energy revenue from the Gulf of Mexico under a bill proposed by U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, that was approved by the U.S.

September 12, 2018 In The News

Congress moved a bill forward Wednesday to ban killing dogs and cats for food. 

The Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act of 2018 prohibits the intentional slaughtering for human consumption. Forty-four states allow it to happen, said legislators seeking to completely outlaw the practice. Only four states specifically ban it., Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-Louisiana, said.