Special Episode: Congressman Garrett Graves
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Join us as we speak with Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) to discuss Louisiana's unique cultural fabric and its enormous economic potential as well as his past work leading up coastal restoration, obstacles he faced from the federal government, and his thoughts on ongoing discussions around police shootings and racial divisions.
Congressman Graves represents the 6th district of Louisiana covering much of the area around Baton Rouge, including many of the State's historically francophone parishes. He worked in public service for a variety of elected officials before being selected to run the Coastal Protection and Restoration Agency in 2008 and later getting elected to Congress in 2014.