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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana


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July 10, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh as the next associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court has drawn praise from Louisiana’s delegation to Congress and pro-life and religious liberty advocates.

July 10, 2018 In The News

Louisiana Congressman, Ralph Abraham, has announced that the Lake Providence Port will receive $800,000 for dredging, which will keep it open for commerce and provide flood control benefits.

July 9, 2018 In The News

Trade regulations imposed by President Donald Trump's administration, which levy a 25 percent tariff on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports to the United States quietly went into effect at midnight Friday.

Chinese authorities quickly retaliated with equivalent tariffs on $34 billion worth of imported U.S. goods

June 28, 2018 In The News

The sun isn't the only thing that has some farmers heated this summer.

Edward Greer is a soybean farmer and has been for years. He has 2,000 acres of crops across Richland Parish. He said the business isn't an easy one.

Congressman Ralph Abraham sits on the House Agriculture Committee.

June 28, 2018 In The News

Washington is nervous about cellphone spying. There’s no doubt about that. 

The problem is, no one knows quite what to do about it. 

June 27, 2018 In The News

The GOP immigration bill that failed Wednesday (June 27) in the U.S. House won support from two of Louisiana's six representatives: Republicans Steve Scalise of Old Jefferson and Clay Higgins of Port Barre. The others voted against it, but for different reasons.

Here's what Louisiana's delegation had to say:

Ralph Abraham, 5th District:

June 27, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, is calling on Congress to censure Maxine Waters, D-Calif., for urging her supporters to confront and harass members of the Trump administration.

June 26, 2018 In The News

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and members of the state's Republican congressional delegation said the Supreme Court's narrow decision to uphold President Trump's travel ban will make America safer.

The travel ban prohibits previously legal immigration and travel.

June 21, 2018 In The News

It was a squeaker, but the U.S. House passed its version of the Farm Bill Thursday on a 213-211 vote.

The timing was perfect in Louisiana, where the Farm Bureau Federation is hosting the largest annual gathering for producers in the state here at its annual convention.

June 21, 2018 In The News

The military is seeing significantly lower levels of opioid abuse and use as it installs a series of reforms in the midst of a drug epidemic that has gripped the nation, two service health officials told lawmakers.