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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana


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May 26, 2015 In The News

Ralph Abraham has spent much of his first few months in Congress stumping for the government to do more for America's veterans.

On Tuesday, he made the same appeal to members of the Alexandria Rotary Club.

May 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON – The weekend loss of the Iraqi city of Ramadi to Islamic militants is prompting criticism of President Barack Obama and calls for major changes in U.S.

May 11, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives is slated to vote this week on legislation to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

May 7, 2015 In The News

KALB - Pineville, Louisiana - Congressman Ralph Abraham took a tour of the Alexandria Veterans Affairs hospital.

He found the VA facility to be clean with well-trained staff.
Abraham sits on the House Veteran Affairs Committee. He is working on a variety of projects to improve veteran healthcare.

May 7, 2015 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham of Alto took a tour of the Alexandria Veterans Affairs Hospital this afternoon.

After his tour, we asked for his take on how the hospital was operating.

Dr. Abraham sits on the House Veterans Affairs Committee and is the chairman of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. He’s a medical doctor.

May 7, 2015 In The News

Health care has improved for veterans since the issue came to national attention months ago, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham says, but the system must continue to get better.

May 4, 2015 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham visited J.S. Clark Magnet School in Monroe to eat lunch with the students and discuss school lunch program nutritional standards with Monroe City School System officials.

For video on the story, click here.

May 4, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham got a taste of what local students have for lunch as part of his review of the healthy schools initiative in area schools Monday.

May 1, 2015 In The News

Fifth District U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham said his amendment to the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill passed by the full House Friday could protect millions of Americans from being forced to buy expensive federal flood insurance.

Abraham’s amendment prevents funding for President Obama’s executive order that changed the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard.

April 27, 2015 In The News

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - 150 soldiers with the 528th Battalion are home once again, after being deployed to Kuwait for engineering duties.

Congressman Ralph Abraham made an appearance as a veteran in support of the National Guard's service overseas.