WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sam Graves’ (MO-06) Preventing Disaster Revictimization Act (H.R. 539) passed the House of Representatives today with broad bipartisan support.

H.R. 539 requires FEMA to waive the debt of individuals whom the agency mistakenly awards assistance to, so long as no fraud has been committed. It further requires FEMA to report to Congress on the number of mistakes the agency makes in individual assistance award determinations and take steps to minimize such mistakes in the future.  

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) sent a clear message today that any attempt to revive the Obama-era WOTUS rule would be met with staunch resistance in Congress and from farmers and ranchers across America.

“The Obama-era WOTUS rule was a direct assault on farm families everywhere,” said Graves. “Farmers and ranchers across America came together to fight this blatant executive overreach. If the current Administration tries to bring that regulation back from the dead, you better believe we aren’t going to twiddle our thumbs and let it happen.”

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) joined more than 200 colleagues today in calling on Speaker Pelosi to direct her committee chairs to look into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the pandemic started, the House of Representatives has held zero hearings on the origins of the virus and the Chinese Communist Party’s coverup.

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WASHINGTON, DC – Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) and other Republican Committee leaders today introduced a long-term surface transportation reauthorization bill that provides historic levels of investment in America’s roads, bridges, and core infrastructure to meet the Nation’s growing transportation needs.

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06), Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee helped introduce legislation this week that will help states and local communities – including small and rural communities – address their wastewater infrastructure needs.  The bill improves the wastewater infrastructure permitting process and provides flexibility communities often need to take on complex projects.

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WASHINGTON, DC – A bill to remove barriers for communities seeking to use Economic Development Administration (EDA) grants to develop high-speed broadband access was introduced in the House of Representatives today by Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (MO-06) and Rep. Michael Guest (R-MS). 

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II (MO-05) recognized the hard work and dedication of America’s teachers today with the introduction of a resolution honoring their service during National Teacher Appreciation Week.

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) released the following statement after President Biden’s address to a Joint Session of Congress:

“On day one, President Biden promised bipartisanship and unity. Nearly 100 days later, and we’ve seen too little of that. From a bloated COVID “relief” bill that spent less than 9 percent on actual COVID relief to a border crisis only made worse by promises of amnesty and open borders, the last 100 days have too often been anything but bipartisan.”

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), along with U.S. Representatives Sam Graves (Mo.) and Emanuel Cleaver II (Mo.), led a bipartisan, bicameral letter urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to quickly and fully utilize the tools and resources Congress provided in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020 and the FY2020 Energy and Water appropriations bill to reduce flood risk and improve flood protection along the Lower Missouri River.

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446.

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