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Congressman Garret Graves (2017)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-08-07

Duration: 00:41:55

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.