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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today voted for the government spending bill after Congressional leaders included $5.7 billion in funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border.

December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today voted against a bill to overhaul the nation's criminal justice system. The House ultimately agreed to the Senate's changes.

December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today praised the US Department of Agriculture for proposing a new rule to crack down on the amount of food stamp waivers granted to able-bodied adults without dependents.
 

December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today voted for the Farm Bill Conference Report, which passed overwhelmingly in the House. It now heads to President Trump’s desk for a signature.
 

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December 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D. R-Alto, today issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced a new definition of “Waters of the United States (WOTUS)” to replace the failed Obama-era definition.

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December 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D. R-Alto, today announced that nine projects in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District will receive more than $27 million in combined loans and grants from the US Department of Agriculture Rural Development.

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November 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-La., has introduced legislation to help soybean farmers better access a program designed to offset losses caused by Chinese tariffs.
 

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October 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has cosponsored a bill that would build a border wall along the U.S.-Mexican border.
 

October 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today applauded President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the United Nations’ Universal Postal Union (UPU), an agreement that allowed Chinese competitors to take advantage of inequity within the international postage rate system. 

October 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today announced that eight projects in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District will receive more than $1.12 million from the Delta Regional Authority (DRA), a federal economic development entity funded and authorized by Congress.

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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

September 12, 2017 Video

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., spoke on the House floor to recognize the contributions of the workers at the Alexandria Mega Shelter in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. When our neighbors in Texas needed help, Louisiana stepped up to answer the call.

July 17, 2017 Video

Congressman Abraham, a pilot, is a leading voice in teh House against ATC privatization because it jeopardizes a national security and threatens rural America.

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.

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