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
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.