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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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November 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has been named the Richland Parish Chamber of Commerce’s Member of the Year.

Dr. Abraham, a native and current resident of Richland Parish, is a member of the chamber. He owns a farm in Alto and has previously opened a veterinary clinic in Rayville and medical clinic in Mangham.

November 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, on Tuesday led the Louisiana Congressional delegation in a letter to President Obama supporting Gov.

September 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, voted Wednesday to bring home half a billion dollars designated for disaster relief aid, the bulk of which will go to Louisiana to help residents recover from the devastating floods that struck the state in March and August.

September 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has secured additional funding for 22 rural hospitals throughout Louisiana after he and other members of the Louisiana delegation successfully convinced the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to revisit a ruling that affected these hospitals’ Medicaid reimbursement amounts.

September 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, introduced legislation on Monday, Sept. 19, to address the recent cybersecurity breaches of personal data of millions of Americans.

September 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s announcement that the federal government would cover 90 percent of the public costs as a result of the August floods in southern Louisiana.

August 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D, R-Alto, and the Louisiana Congressional delegation on Friday wrote to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administrator Craig Fugate asking for a cost-share reduction for state and local entities in Louisiana that are rebuilding after two floods in 2016.

August 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D, R-Alto, announced Friday that the Department of Transportation has awarded the Alexandria International Airport (AEX) at England Airpark nearly $17 million in federal grant funds.

The total amount of $16,975,000 represents grant funding for three separate projects.

August 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Wednesday that the Monroe Regional Airport will receive more than $1.8 million in grant funding from the Department of Transportation.

The total grant amount is worth  $1,822,753. The money will fund drainage improvements at the airport that are necessary to adequately handle storm water runoff.

August 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Monday that Louisiana Tech University has received a $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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In The News

March 14, 2018 In The News

Congressman Ralph Abraham recognized a local man on the floor of the U.S. House today. Abraham paid tribute to the late "Grady" Bubber Brown of Lake Providence, who founded the Panola Pepper Company, which is now sold worldwide.

March 14, 2018 In The News

Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA): “A very bold & positive move by Pres. Trump in appointing Mike Pompeo to the Sec. of State and Gina Haspel as CIA Director.”

To read the full story, click here.

March 8, 2018 In The News

A skyscraper made out of wood? Tokyo has approved an 11-hundred foot building and in London they're working on a nearly thousand foot wood building. But what about here at home?

March 8, 2018 In The News

Rep. Ralph Abraham (R, Louisiana) helped introduce the renowned French intellectual, Bernard-Henri Levy, and his film, Peshmerga, to a Capitol Hill audience on Tuesday evening.

Abraham spoke with Kurdistan 24 before the event, explaining that the US needs to “get involved” in the dispute between Erbil and Baghdad and “support the Kurdistan people.”

March 7, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – American lawmakers on Capitol Hill were presented with a special screening of a documentary about the Peshmerga Tuesday evening. 

March 6, 2018 In The News

Louisiana Fifth District Judge Terry Doughty will take a seat on the federal bench after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate Monday.

The Senate voted 98-0 in favor of Doughty's nomination to serve as a federal judge on the U.S. Western District of Louisiana Court.

March 5, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bernard-Henri Levy believes directly showing the contribution of the Kurdish Peshmerga to a select group of congressmen through his documentary, 'Peshmerga,' will speak to the "beating heart of American democracy" and not the White House.

March 1, 2018 In The News

Richland Parish's Chamber of Commerce donated $25,000 to help build an enclosure at the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery to shield mourners from storms during funerals and ceremonies.

The donation was announced during the chamber's annual banquet in Rayville before a sellout crowd of more than 300.

March 1, 2018 In The News

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Hunt Forest Products co-owner James D. Hunt announced the company will build a state-of-the-art $115 million lumber mill in Urania, a LaSalle Parish community in the heart of Louisiana’s $11 billion forest products industry.

February 28, 2018 In The News

After the tragic events in parkland Florida, a popular sporting goods chain says it's pulling assault rifles off the shelves.

Dick's sporting goods says they're doing this because gun violence has taken the lives of too many people and they believe it's time to do something about it.

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