WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, voted against a funding bill passed by the House on Wednesday because it preserved funding for Planned Parenthood.
The House approved the funding bill, called a continuing resolution, by a vote of 277-151.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, voted Friday to defund Planned Parenthood, an organization that provides abortion services in clinics across the nation.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Wednesday, Sept. 16, that a number of Louisiana parishes have been declared natural disaster areas by the United Sates Department of Agriculture due to drought.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, voted against a resolution Friday that would have approved of the Iran nuclear deal.
The House rejected President Obama’s controversial agreement with the Iranian government with 269 members voting against approval, 162 voting for approval and one voting present.
MONROE – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, spoke to at-risk youth about the importance of hard work, education and leadership at Jack Hayes Elementary School in Monroe on Monday, Aug. 3.
By Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto
As details about the Iranian nuclear deal emerge, it is clear to me that Congress must prevent the deal from becoming policy.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, helped pass the VA Accountability Act of 2015 on Wednesday, July 29.
Dr. Abraham was an original cosponsor of the legislation authored by House Committee on Veterans Affairs chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla.
WASHINGTON – A bill authored by Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, giving veterans a boost in their benefits passed the House on Tuesday, July 28.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated a number of parishes as primary natural disaster areas and contiguous natural disaster areas due to damage caused by heavy rains, heavy winds and flooding earlier this year.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, introduced a bill Tuesday, July 21, to protect the Second Amendment by preventing the President from taking guns away from Social Security beneficiaries.
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Thousands of Cenla residents marched from Pineville on Saturday morning to Alexandria during the second annual Louisiana Life March Central.
The Republican-controlled Congress is scrapping an Obama regulation regarding gun ownership for some Social Security recipients. The law required extended background checks for gun purchases by some Social Security recipients with mental disabilities.
U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, a veterinarian who later became a human doctor, likes to say he can treat anything on two feet or four.
On Tuesday morning, he came to the rescue of a fellow congressman's apricot toy poodle named Jolie.
I’ve spent more than 20 years practicing medicine in the delta of Northeast Louisiana. After looking into the face of poverty, I believe that every American should have access to quality health care regardless of how much money they’ve got in the bank.
Rep. Abraham's New Appointment - Congressman Ralph Abraham is humbled. The Republican representing the 5th Congressional District was recently appointed to the House Armed Services Committee-a highly coveted position.
Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, joined U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., in leading a letter to President-Elect Donald Trump asking that the United States move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Everything about the short-lived effort this week by some Republicans to weaken the House of Representatives' independent ethics office was wrong. The discussion and vote were taken during a private meeting Monday (Jan.
In mid-September, the LSU AgCenter estimated the flood damage experienced in Louisiana had reached some $350 million. Only two weeks later, that estimate has risen “north of $400 million,” says Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham.
With Congress out of session until after November elections where does federal disaster relief funding stand?
Good news is hard to come by in these days of natural disasters and government financial crises, but the Avoyelles Police Jury is going to try their best to take advantage of one of those rare tidbits.