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May 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Wednesday that seven students from Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District have received appointments or invitations to attend a military service academy or preparatory school.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, introduced legislation on Monday, May 23, that seeks to halt the Obama administration’s executive overreach regarding the transgender bathroom directive handed down to public schools.

May 13, 2016 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in response the President Obama’s order mandating that all public schools allow people to use any bathroom they choose regardless of their biological gender.

April 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, continued advocating to the President and the United States Department of Agriculture for additional flood relief and assistance in the wake of historic flooding in Louisiana.

March 15, 2016 Press Release

MONROE – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Tuesday that President Obama has declared an 16 additional parishes federal disaster areas due to recent flooding, according to FEMA.

March 13, 2016 Press Release

 

MONROE – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Sunday, March 13, that President Obama has declared a federal state of emergency for seven Louisiana parishes affected by recent flooding.

February 18, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Thursday that the National Science Foundation has awarded Louisiana Tech University a grant worth more than half a million dollars.

February 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A bill authored by Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto and chairman of the Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, unanimously passed the full House of Representatives on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

February 4, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, introduced legislation Thursday, Feb. 4, to advance sensible tax reform in an effort to stimulate agribusiness.

January 27, 2016 Press Release

ALEXANDRIA – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced the following satellite office hours for Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle and Winn parishes.

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In The News

August 24, 2018 In The News

GOOD MORNING from NEW ORLEANS … We flew down here yesterday to check out VP MIKE PENCE fundraising with HOUSE MAJORITY WHIP STEVE SCALISE at a private event at the World War II Museum. We wanted to catch the vibe of the GOP fundraising circuit with two of the party’s top names, and see what Republicans were talking about as a maelstrom swirls at the White House.

August 23, 2018 In The News

Being a doctor is easier than being a member of Congress...

August 22, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Tuesday that the University of Louisiana at Monroe is receiving a nearly $275,000 federal grant to buy new weather satellite equipment.

August 21, 2018 In The News

Not too long ago, at least in reporter years, I was utilizing the space in this weekly column with some regularity to write about the loss of influence and clout in Louisiana's congressional delegation. In doing so, I was probably repeating rather than reporting from Baton Rouge's echo chamber.

August 21, 2018 In The News

A new U.S. rice deal with Iraq will boost Louisiana farmers as the milling season begins here for this year’s ongoing harvest, The News-Star reports. 

August 21, 2018 In The News

Good news for Louisiana rice farmers. 

Iraq has agreed to purchase 15,000 metric tons of rice from the United States.

Louisiana is one of the top three rice-producing states in the country, along with California and Arkansas. 

August 21, 2018 In The News

The Iraqi government has agreed to purchase 15,000 tons of American rice in a deal that should relieve some pressure on Louisiana rice growers who are feeling the burn from an escalating trade war with China, and other nations. 

August 21, 2018 In The News

Good news for Louisiana rice farmers. 

Iraq has agreed to purchase 15,000 metric tons of rice from the United States.

Louisiana is one of the top three rice-producing states in the country, along with California and Arkansas. 

August 20, 2018 In The News

A new U.S. rice deal with Iraq will boost Louisiana farmers as the milling season begins here for this year's ongoing harvest.

Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, was among those who announced Iraq has agreed to buy 15,000 metric tons of American rice in its latest contract with America.

August 16, 2018 In The News

Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham recently announced a some $93,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for education and workforce development through the NOVA Workforce Institute of NELA.

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