WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that Washington Parish School System has been awarded $354,011 under the 2019 COPS School Violence Prevention Program to increase campus safety.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that Louisiana College of Pineville, Louisiana will receive $449,982 in federal funding under the Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP).
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, is calling for acting Inspector General Joanne Chiedi to investigate whether the Louisiana Department of Health violated the law by knowingly distributing a flawed report that inflated the economic benefits of Medicaid Expansion.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has written President Trump to offer his support for completing a new I-10 bridge in Lake Charles.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, introduced a resolution this week that supports American energy production while denouncing coercive efforts to stymie drilling in states like Louisiana.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in response to Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress today:
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today announced that the Esler Regional Airport in Pineville will receive a $1.8 million federal grant to rehabilitate its runway.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that the Department of Transportation will invest more than $10.5 million in federal funds in railroad upgrades that will benefit ports in Lake Providence and Tallulah.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-La., voted against a resolution condemning President Trump for his criticism of some Democrat members of Congress who have made anti-American and anti-Semitic statements.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that five airports in the Fifth Congressional District will receive about $719,000 in combined federal funding to make facility enhancements.
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The pastor and congregation of Shreveport Baptist Temple, 288 Flournoy-Lucas Road, hosted the 6th Annual First Responders Appreciation Day on March 10, to honor law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency medical service personnel.
First responders received a standing ovation from people in the community at the 6th Annual First Responders Appreciation Day. Police, firefighters and EMS from across the parishes came out for the prayer and to receive appreciation from community members.
U.S. Senator John Kennedy and Representative Ralph Abraham have filed legislation that would require states to verify eligibility for government assistance programs, before the benefits go out. The Income Verification Act would apply to Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and food stamps.
The American Medical Association (AMA) forged its alliance further with the abortion industry Tuesday when it joined Planned Parenthood in a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s new rule that draws a clear line between abortion and family planning.
Joanne E. Cunningham took over as The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare’s executive director in August 2018. Since then, much of her focus has been spent educating policymakers on the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and its potentially industry-shaping impact. So far, those advocacy returns have been promising, recently contributing to PDGM-refinement legislation in the U.S.
Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham, who often commutes to Washington piloting his own Cirrus SR 20 airplane, has been named top gun for the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary's Congressional Squadron. Abraham, R-Alto, takes over as the fourth commander in the 51-year history of the squadron, which is based at Joint Base Andrews, Md., succeeding former U.S. Sen.
With all the rain we've seen so far in 2019, it's no surprise that our rivers are starting to feel the effects. So on Saturday morning US Representative for Louisiana, Ralph Abraham, took a trip to see some of the worst spots.
He flew News Channel Five over the Mississippi River in the Vicksburg area.
The City of Tallulah got some good news coming out of a bad situation. Congressman Ralph Abraham announced he was able to help get the city $22,000 through a USDA grant.
"We've already set up the account at Delta Banks here in Tallulah. It's already ready to go," Mayor Gloria Hayden said.
Civil Air Patrol’s “flying congressman,” U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham of Louisiana, has been tabbed to command the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s Congressional Squadron, based at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
Congressman Ralph Abraham was in Pineville on Monday evening as the Louisiana Farm Bureau held its leadership conference at the Convention Center.
Glen Post is retiring after leading CenturyLink for 26 years. He's a North Louisiana boy at heart, and his commitment to our region and Louisiana is a huge part of why CenturyLink remains headquartered in Monroe. Thanks Glen! May you have a relaxing retirement.
Bishop T.F. Tenney touched the lives of thousands of people around the globe during his 65 years in the ministry. I am proud he called Louisiana's 5th District home. He will be missed, and his family will remain in my prayers.