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Congressman Garret Graves (2015)




Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-08-19

Duration: 00:28:24

Subjects: COASTAL RESTORATION | International trade | Transportation | Traffic congestion | Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Graves, Garret | Politics | Government | Israel | International relations | Iran | OIL INDUSTRY | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


  • Graves, Garret Speaker


A speech by Congressman Garret Graves before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on August 19, 2015. Graves represents Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District. He discusses: his first seven months in Congress; the frustrations that Americans feel with their government; his recent trip to Israel; his disagreement with the Obama Administration’s Iran nuclear deal; oil prices; the recent economic development projects in Baton Rouge; the BP Oil Spill settlement; the importance of coastal restoration to the state’s future; the need for fair trade; the importance of improving the traffic situation in Baton Rouge; the inefficiencies in state government; and the need to integrate LSU with the business community in Baton Rouge.