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Congressman Garret Graves (2015)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-06-22

Duration: 00:27:43

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Graves, Garret | Politics | United States. Congress | Environment | FREE TRADE | United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency | Fisheries | National Flood Insurance Program (U.S.) | United States. Army. Corps of Engineers | Transportation | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act


  • Graves, Garret Speaker


A speech by United States Representative Garret Graves before the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 22, 2015. He discusses: his first six months in Washington, D.C. as a freshman Congressman; a proposal to reduce ozone standards; the definition of Waters of the United States; the efforts to gain offshore energy revenue sharing; free trade; the FEMA authorization bill; recreational fisheries legislation; the National Flood Insurance program; the Army Corps of Engineers; the national budget; the transportation bill; and King vs. Burwell, a Supreme Court case challenging the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.