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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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September 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, released the following statement after the House broke for a recess before the House and Senate agreed on renewing the Farm Bill.

September 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today voted in favor of HR 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act, also known as Tax Cuts 2.0.
 

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement about his vote against the spending bill that passed the U.S. House of Representatives today.
 

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor the life and service of Ruston resident Adolf "Wes" Wesselhoeft.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today celebrated news that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has canceled a contract that allowed a company to use federal funds to buy and sell human fetal tissue.
 

September 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today announced that the University of Louisiana at Monroe has won a $352,500 grant to study diabetes and obesity.

The grant is funded by the Department of Health and Hospitals and is awarded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases.

September 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today announced that law enforcement agencies in West Carroll and Washington Parishes will receive $128,000 to purchase new police cars.

 Both grants come from the US Department of Agriculture’s Community Facilities Grant Program.

September 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today announced that the airports in Ruston and West Carroll Parish will benefit from more than $300,000 in federal funding from the Federal Aviation Administration.
 

September 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, doubled down on his support for reforming the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) during a hearing of Farm Bill Conference Committee members today on Capitol Hill.

August 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in response to news of progress toward a new trade agreement between the United States and Mexico.

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In The News

February 4, 2019 In The News

The third annual Richland Chamber Banquet and Annual Meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 21 at the Rayville Civic Center.

Congressman Ralph Abraham will once again serve as the keynote speaker, but chamber members will also hear from Senator Francis Thompson and Representative Bubba Chaney.

February 4, 2019 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has reintroduced bipartisan legislation aimed at combating the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) within the deer population.

February 4, 2019 In The News

Bipartisan legislation aimed at combating the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) within the deer population was recently reintroduced by Rep. Ralph Abraham (R., La.)

January 28, 2019 In The News

Sunday thousands of people marched through the Twin Cities to the first Right to Life March here in Northeast Louisiana.

Chants of "We fight, for life" floated up from the crowd. Organizers say 3,000 people came out for the march. Many people say they couldn’t miss the march because they say standing up for life is too important.

January 27, 2019 In The News

Marchers from Monroe and West Monroe joined together Sunday afternoon in the first Louisiana Life March Northeast.  

The Life March Northeast is one of five similar events taking place in Louisiana over three consecutive weeks. Thousands of pro-lifers participate in the events across the state each year.

January 27, 2019 In The News

Marchers from Monroe and West Monroe joined together Sunday afternoon in the first Louisiana Life March Northeast.  

The Life March Northeast is one of five similar events taking place in Louisiana over three consecutive weeks. Thousands of pro-lifers participate in the events across the state each year.

January 23, 2019 In The News

Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham recently asked U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo address concerns of agriculture producers that their seasonal guest workers have been unable to get work visas to enter the United States.

January 23, 2019 In The News

The roster for the 116th Congress’ House Agriculture Committee has been announced by Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Ranking Member K. Michael Conaway (R-TX). The roster includes 15 newcomers to the committee, with 13 being freshmen Representatives.

January 23, 2019 In The News

Members of the House Agriculture Committee have been announced.  Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minnesota, will chair the committee and Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, is the ranking member.

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Videos

March 13, 2017 Video

Dr. Abraham believes that the Department of Education should be abolished. Education policy should be set by local and state leaders.

January 30, 2017 Video

I stand with President Trump and support his temporary travel ban. We must do all we can to keep Americans safe from the threats of radical Islamic terror.

August 22, 2016 Video

Dr. Abraham joined Pilots for Patients to fly flood relief supplies to victims in South Louisiana on Friday, Aug. 19.

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