WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated a number of parishes as primary natural disaster areas and contiguous natural disaster areas due to damage caused by heavy rains, heavy winds and flooding earlier this year.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, introduced a bill Tuesday, July 21, to protect the Second Amendment by preventing the President from taking guns away from Social Security beneficiaries.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has been appointed to serve on a third committee, a sign that leaders in the capital recognize the contributions he can make to our nation.
WASHINGTON – Business and agriculture leaders throughout Louisiana praised Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, for voting in favor of Trade Promotion Authority on Friday.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement regarding the Army’s decision to allow Staff Sgt. Thomas Florich to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has successfully intervened on behalf of the Richardson Medical Center in Rayville with the federal government to keep the hospital from closing.
A group of young farmers and ranchers from various places throughout Louisiana visited my office in March to make sure I knew the issues they face daily as they set about running their farms and ranches.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, passed an amendment to the energy and water development appropriations bill around midnight Friday that defunds the President’s executive order that changed the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, joined House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (HVAC) chairman Congressman Jeff Miller as an original co-sponsor on legislation that will make major strides in reforming the Department of Veterans Affairs.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced the office schedule for his Southeast Louisiana field director, Malone Williams, on Thursday, April 16.
The schedule is in effect now. It will be posted on Dr. Abraham’s website, abraham.house.gov.
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Planned improvements to Barksdale Air Force Base got a big boost Thursday when the U.S. House of Representatives passed a defense spending bill that sets aside money for major repairs.
Barksdale Air Force Base is among the big winners after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the defense spending bill.
Included in the defense spending bill is $12.25 million for a new entrance and gate complex at Barksdale Air Force Base.
Louisiana Farm Bureau President Ronnie Anderson bristled when he heard some lawmakers refer to a plan to make $12 billion available to farmers hurt by President Donald Trump's trade war tariffs as welfare for farmers.
"When they say that, I don't think they fully understand that food security is national security," Anderson said.
Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, wants to stop a disease impacting deer, moose, and elk populations.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Representatives Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Lamar Smith (R-Texas), Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), Dan Newhouse (R-Wash.), Michael Conaway (R-Texas), and Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) recently introduced the bipartisan AG and Legal Workforce Act (H.R. 6417).
If you're paying a mortgage on a house south of Interstate10, I have some bad news for you. For that matter, if you own a business, work or play south of that line (I'm thinking hunting and fishing) the news is just as dire:
Louisiana's Republicans in Congress blamed Russia for attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential elections but largely avoided direct criticism of President Donald Trump for remarks made during a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.
Congressman Ralph Abraham is trying to put an end to a deadly disease affecting deer.
Congressman Ralph Abraham introduced a bill aimed to study the way chronic wasting disease is spread in deer.
"The whitetail is really the main thing that we do," said John Cooper, a hunter.
Cooper has been a deer hunter his whole life. but now, he's having second thoughts.
With a razor-thin Republican majority in the U.S. Senate, President Donald Trump now works to get his latest pick to the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed. Federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh is meeting with members on Capitol Hill beginning Tuesday in an effort to win their votes in what's expected to be a contentious partisan battle before the 2018 midterm elections.
Congressman Ralph Abraham has voted in favor of a House resolution demanding that the Department of Justice comply with requests from Congress to turn over documents relating to possible abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act by DOJ personnel.