WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that the Winnsboro airport will receive more than $194,000 from the Department of Transportation (DOT) for airport enhancements.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that the University of Louisiana at Monroe is receiving a nearly $275,000 federal grant to buy new weather satellite equipment.
WASHINGTON - Iraq has agreed to purchase 15,000 metric tons of rice from the United States in a new deal that will benefit American rice producers.
Iraq recently concluded a 30,000 metric ton rice tender. The United States will provide half of that rice while Uruguay will provide the other half.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, today announced nearly $400,000 in grant funding from the US Department of Agriculture for education and workforce development projects across Northeast and Central Louisiana.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D, R-Alto, is an original cosponsor on a bill to sanction Turkey unless its government releases Pastor Andrew Brunson and other American citizens.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, voted today for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference committee report, the final step before the defense spending bill can go to the President. It passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support on a 359-54 vote.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has been named a member of the conference committee that will craft the final version of the Farm Bill.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today the Economic Development Agency will award a $400,000 grant aimed at creating jobs, developing entrepreneurs and growing small businesses in Central Louisiana.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that a water system in Madison Parish will receive about $4.2 million in funds from the US Department of Agriculture to help it complete needed upgrades.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has introduced a bill aimed at stopping the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), which has devastating effects on deer herds.
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House Agriculture Committee ranking member Michael Conaway, R-Texas, today announced the names of the Republican members of the House Agriculture Committee for the 116th Congress.
The new House Agriculture Committee members are: Rep. Jim Hagedorn, Minnesota District 1; Rep. Dusty Johnson, South Dakota At Large; Rep. Jim Baird, Indiana District 4
The Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation is the state's largest general farm organization with nearly 140,000 member families across the state. It's a grassroots organization, which serves as the voice of Louisiana Agriculture. We are fortunate to have strong, involved voices in Washington, D.C. working for Louisiana's farmers and ranchers in our congressional delegation.
“Louisiana Loves Life” and thousands of Louisianans will show their love for life at five pro-life marches scheduled throughout the state in the coming weeks.
For two days, more than 200 Republicans from across the South have gathered in Kenner to hear from conservative officials and pundits and share ideas for promoting GOP causes in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election and this year’s state-wide elections in Louisiana.
As federal employees brace themselves for their second missed paycheck should the government not reopen in time to make payroll by Tuesday, some members of Congress have decided to join them in a show of solidarity and refuse their paychecks.
The partial government shutdown is now affecting those who put food on the table for millions of families. On Tuesday, Congressman Ralph Abraham announced some Louisiana farmers are having trouble getting their migrant workers back into the country.
President Donald Trump’s main stage address to the American Farm Bureau Federation here this week focused on his border wall and trade, but he often veered from the beaten path during an hour-long speech.
Following are some of best outtakes from the president’s Louisiana visit:
Last year, when state lawmakers wasted hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars on pointless special sessions to discuss budget issues they could have resolved much earlier, we suggested that they shouldn’t collect their paychecks for the special sessions because they bungled their duties.
President Trump told American farmers here Monday he will boost their profits with new trade deals and make it easier for them to secure migrant labor while giving "Who Dat Nation" a shout-out for the Saints playoff win Sunday.
When tragedy strikes, it is okay to question God, to ask “Why,” a large crowd who gathered to mourn a recent tragedy was told this past Monday.
Rev. Anthony Mangun, pastor of the Pentecostals of Alexandria, said even Christ asked “Why” when he was dying on the cross.
Congressman Abraham leads the effort in the House to recognize WWII hero Father Joseph Lafleur with the Distinguished Service Cross.
Congressman Abraham honors Sterlington police officer David Elahi and other law enforcement officers who gave their lives in service to our communities.