U.S. Rep Abraham supports Trump's stance on transgenders in the military
Posted on 7/26/2017 11:22:00 AM.

President Donald Trump announces transgendered individuals are no longer allowed to serve in the U.S. military in any capacity. Richland Parish Congressman Ralph Abraham, who serves on the House Armed Forces Committee, says this change makes sense. He says if someone decides to undergo a gender transformation surgery while enlisted, it could hinder their service to the military.
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US Rep Abraham: Louisiana military bases to benefit from defense spending bill
Posted on 7/18/2017 2:17:00 AM.

Louisiana’s military bases will see tremendous benefits from the National Defense Authorization Act passed by the US House. That’s according to Richland Parish Congressman Ralph Abraham, who says this is the funding mechanism for the nation’s military. He says the bill begins the process of re-engining B-52 bombers, many of which are housed at Barksdale Air Force Base.
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US Rep Abraham supports proposal to allow congressmen to carry concealed weapons
Posted on 6/21/2017 4:41:00 AM.

After the shootout on members of congress at a Virginia ball park, a bill is expected to be filed that would allow congressmen to carry concealed weapons. Richland Parish Congressman Ralph Abraham says he will the proposed law by his colleague Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks. He says while it’s important to protect members of congress, he also wants to keep bystanders safe.
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Louisiana congressional delegation reacts to shooting of Majority Whip Steve Scalise
Posted on 6/14/2017 11:26:00 AM.

New Orleans Congressman and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is recovering from a gunshot wound to the hip, as he underwent surgery this morning. Scalise was shot at the practice for the Congressional Baseball Game in Alexandria, Va. US Senator John Kennedy says he wishes he understood why bad things happen to good people. He says he feels sad and mad that something like this happened.
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US House approves Obamacare replacement plan
Posted on 5/5/2017 3:18:00 AM.

The US House has passed its plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and the measure now heads to the US Senate. Congressman Ralph Abraham of Richland Parish says what this means for the American people is lower premiums, better health insurance, and more options for patients. He says this is a good day for patients across the nation.
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Members of Louisiana's Congressional delegation on health care debate
Posted on 3/15/2017 5:37:00 AM.

Healthcare is the big issue in Washington. Republican Congressman Ralph Abraham of Richland Parish says federal lawmakers are heading in the right direction of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. He says they can’t leave Obamacare as it is because it’s driving up premiums and people are losing coverage.
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North Louisiana flood victims still recovering one year later
Posted on 3/8/2017 8:31:00 AM.

One year ago today, heavy rains began pouring down along I-20, causing widespread flooding. The flood prompted a federal disaster declaration for 37 parishes. Congressman Ralph Abraham says he’s frustrated federal money has yet to make it to flood victims who are rebuilding their homes.More

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Mixed feelings about President Trump's revised travel ban
Posted on 3/6/2017 1:45:00 PM.

President Donald Trump signed a revised version of his travel ban prohibiting new visas for citizens from six Middle Eastern countries, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Richland Parish Congressman Ralph Abraham supports the revised travel order.
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Gun rights bill by US Rep Abraham signed into law
Posted on 3/2/2017 12:16:00 PM.

A gun rights bill by Congressman Ralph Abraham has been signed into law by President Donald Trump. The Republican from Richland Parish says the bill protects the Second Amendment rights of elderly people after a policy put in place by the Obama Administration put them in jeopardy.
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Mixed reactions to the presidentís speech based on party lines
Posted on 3/1/2017 12:37:00 PM.

Louisiana’s Republican delegation believes President Donald Trump sent the right message in last night’s address in front of Congress. Mr. Trump laid out his plans to overhaul the nation’s healthcare system, increase military spending and create jobs. Congressman Ralph Abraham of Richland Parish says the President’s speech should ease the minds of many skeptics.
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