Sam Graves

Sam Graves


Congress' Top Priorities


Military and Veteran Policy


The Second Amendment


Protecting Life


Shrinking the Federal Government


Stopping Amnesty


Repealing Obamacare


Sam Graves Calls on Governor Nixon to Reject Syrian Refugees


WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sam Graves today joined members of Missouri’s Republican Congressional delegation in calling on Governor Jay Nixon to reject the relocation of Syrian refugees to Missouri. A copy of the letter is attached to this release.

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Happy Veterans Day


By the afternoon of November 11, 1918, the cratered fields and trenches of the Western Front had fallen silent. The First World War—the war that many Americans thought would be the last—was finally over. 

Over 100,000 Americans gave their lives in the Great War, and many more were wounded. In the aftermath of the Allied victory, nations around the world moved to commemorate the sacrifices made by these brave individuals. 

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More than Just a Pipeline


The Keystone XL project was about more than just a pipeline. It was a commitment to creating high-paying, American jobs, at no cost to the taxpayer. It was a way to secure a safe, reliable method to transport oil across North America. And it was about ensuring that  while our economy still runs on oil – we are not dependent on unstable foreign governments to meet those needs.

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Improving Size Standards for Small Farmers and Ranchers

2015-11-19 17:17:29

Continuing Challenges for Small Contractors

2015-11-18 16:13:44

National Entrepreneurs' Day

2015-11-17 17:41:38

Maximizing Mentoring: How are the SBA and DoD Mentor-Protégé Programs Serving Small Businesses?

2015-10-27 15:19:28

The EMV Deadline and What it Means for Small Businesses: Part II

2015-10-21 16:31:29

Chairman Chabot Speaking in Favor of lifting the ban on oil exports

2015-10-09 15:03:13

The Consequences of DOL’s One-Size-Fits-All Overtime Rule for Small Businesses and their Employees

2015-10-08 17:20:39

The EMV Deadline and What it Means for Small Businesses

2015-10-07 17:10:26

Small Business Defenders Stand Up to NLRB Decision

2015-10-02 16:01:12

Chairman Chabot Speaks in Favor of the FY2016 NDAA Small Business Provisions

2015-10-01 17:46:12

The Blacklist: Are Small Businesses Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

2015-09-29 16:05:06

Financing Main Street: How Dodd-Frank is Crippling Small Lenders and Access to Capital

2015-09-17 18:47:03

Meet Zachary

2015-08-07 13:22:23

Dayton Unmanned Aircraft Company Testifies at Small Business Committee

2015-08-03 14:34:05

Chairman Steve Chabot Discussing the Importance of the REINS Act

2015-07-28 18:58:48

Modern Tools in a Modern World: How App Technology is Benefitting Small Businesses

2015-07-24 16:06:10

HEARING: How Tax Compliance Obligations Hinder Small Business Growth

2015-07-22 18:18:30


2015-07-22 13:50:49

Taking Flight: Small Business Utilization of Unmanned Aircraft

2015-07-15 17:40:58

The Calm Before the Storm: Oversight of SBA's Disaster Loan Program

2015-07-08 21:47:29

Contact Information

1415 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-7041
Fax 202-225-8221

Congressman Sam Graves is a life long resident of Missouri’s Sixth Congressional District.  As a small businessman and a sixth-generation, full-time family farmer, Sam spent his life working to make Missouri a better place to live, work, and raise a family.

In Congress, Sam serves as the Chairman of the Small Business Committee. Small businesses create 7 out of every 10 jobs in this country. It is important that our policies encourage innovators and entrepreneurs to follow their dreams and create jobs. Sam also serves on the Transportation Committee where he continues to fight for Missouri roads, rivers, bridges, rail lines and airports.

Congressman Graves was born in Tarkio, Missouri on November 7, 1963.  He graduated from Tarkio High School in 1982 and attended college at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he received his degree in Agronomy from the School of Agriculture.

In 1992, Sam won his first race for State Representative.  In 1994, Sam was elected as State Senator for the 12th Senatorial District and was subsequently re-elected in 1998.  Sam’s leadership has not only been recognized by his constituents, but from organizations like the Missouri Chamber of Commerce, the Small Business Development Corporation, and the Missouri State Medical Association.

As a father, farmer, businessman, and former State legislator, Sam knows first hand the values, hopes, and beliefs of the hard-working families of the Sixth District, and will continue to work tirelessly for them in theUnited States House of Representatives.  As your Congressman, Sam will continue to fight for Missouri families.

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Blaine Luetkemeyer


Vicky Hartzler


Billy Long


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