Congressman Garret Graves (2017)
The Press Club
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2017-08-07
Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Graves, Garret | Politics | Floods, 2016 | Flood control | Crime | Transportation
- Graves, Garret Speaker
A speech by Congressman Garret Graves before the Baton Rouge Press Club on August 7, 2017. Graves represents Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District. He discusses: his concerns about the tone of politics; the status of the recovery from the August 2016 floods; the need for more flood prevention projects, including the Comite River Diversion Project; the increase in violent crime in East Baton Rouge Parish; transportation; and the legislation that he has sponsored. He also answers questions from the audience.