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Congressman Garret Graves (April 2016)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-04-25

Duration: 00:28:04

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Graves, Garret | Politics | Government | United States. Congress | Debts, Public | Elections, 2016 | United States presidential election, 2016 | Transportation | Fisheries | OIL INDUSTRY


  • Graves, Garret Speaker


A speech by Congressman Garret Graves before the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 25, 2016. Graves represents Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District. He discusses: the 2016 presidential election; the $19 trillion national debt; the people’s frustrations with health care, traffic, and federal regulations; recent progress in the areas of transportation and coastal restoration funding, lifting the oil export ban, and allowing state control over red snapper fisheries; his ongoing work on other issues; and his efforts to connect with his constituents. He also answers questions from the audience.