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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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May 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Thursday that five students from Louisiana's 5th Congressional District have accepted appointments to military service academies.

May 5, 2017 Press Release

There's a lot of misinformation out there about the American Health Care Act. Remember, the same people lying about the AHCA are the same ones who lied about how Obamacare would let you keep your doctor, let you keep your insurance, drive down costs, lower premiums, and expand choices. None of those things happen, and neither will the lies they're spreading now.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., released the following statement regarding his vote against the government spending bill, known as the omnibus. The bill passed and provides funding for federal government agencies through September.

 

March 29, 2017 Press Release

America is at a crossroads with our health care system. We’ve got three choices: 1) keep Obamacare, 2) repeal Obamacare without a replacement plan, or 3) repeal and replace it together.

March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Feb. 28) signed a bill to repeal a rule from the Obama administration that stripped Second Amendment rights from certain disabled Social Security beneficiaries.

February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., released the following statement in response to President Trump's joint address to Congress:

February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, on Monday introduced the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Assessment and Auditing Act of 2017 (HR 1224).

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in response to National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's resignation:

February 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced on Monday his subcommittee assignments for the House Armed Services Committee, positions that are of special importance to Louisiana’s military bases including Fort Polk and Barksdale Air Force Base.

February 4, 2017 Blog Post

Thousands of Cenla residents marched from Pineville on Saturday morning to Alexandria during the second annual Louisiana Life March Central.

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In The News

September 23, 2017 In The News

A Louisiana congressman is urging leaders at the Barksdale Air Force Base to reconsider a decision to hold the base's air show in alternating years, rather than annually.

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham says the air show, held at the Bossier Parish base since 1932, has helped boost public support for aviation and the U.S. Air Force and its programs.

September 20, 2017 In The News

Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham wants Barksdale Air Foce Base to reconsider its plans to skip the air show in 2018.

In July it was announced that the air show will resume in 2019 and every odd year following.

September 19, 2017 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, urged the Senate to pass Sen. Bill Cassidy's health care plan.

September 17, 2017 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced that three airports across Louisiana's 5th Congressional District will receive about $19.8 million in grant funding awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration.

September 13, 2017 In The News

Riverland Medical Center has filed a pre-application with USDA for a loan to construct a new hospital in Concordia Parish.

"Everybody is getting more excited each day," said Riverland Medical Center administrator Billy Rucker. "But we know it's a long, tedious process."

September 12, 2017 In The News

Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson and Senator Bill Cassidy met with Manuel Alfredo Espina Pinto, Ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala, to discuss the case of Zachary Wilson of Shreveport, La.

Wilson is currently being detained by Guatemalan authorities after he traveled to the country in March for a mission trip with the Word of God Church.

September 12, 2017 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Tuesday that three airports across Louisiana's 5th Congressional District will receive about $19.8 million in grant funding awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration.

September 2, 2017 In The News

Air Force One landed at Chennault International Airport in Southwest Louisiana Saturday afternoon, met on the air strip by politicians intent on showing the president their state needs his help.

September 1, 2017 In The News

Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham will spend Labor Day weekend flying Harvey missions for the U.S. Air Force.

Abraham, R-Alto, a major in the Air Force Auxiliary, began his mission Thursday afternoon over Louisiana and Texas.

August 16, 2017 In The News

NFIP Policyholders Have Two Weeks to Submit Proof of Loss Forms  
 

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Videos

March 17, 2015 Video

Congressman Ralph Abraham honored the victims of a Black Hawk helicopter crash in a speech on the House floor.

March 16, 2015 Video

Congressman Ralph Abraham submitted this video to the U.S. Army to show his support for keeping high troop levels at Fort Polk.

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