Sam Graves

Sam Graves

MISSOURI's 6th DISTRICT

The EPA's Assault on Private Property

2015/04/20

From granting amnesty to illegal immigrants, to trying to weaken the Second Amendment through executive order, the Obama administration has shown time and again its disdain for the Constitution. Unfortunately for the President, he cannot simply regulate what Congress has refused to legislate.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been one of the worst offenders of executive overreach under this administration. Most recently, I am hearing from people who are rightly concerned about the agency’s “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule.

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*MEDIA ADVISORY* Graves Mobile Office Hours for Linn, Chariton and Carroll Counties

2015/04/20

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of U.S. Representative Sam Graves’ staff will be holding Mobile Office stops on Monday, April 27. Graves’ Mobile Office hours give constituents the opportunity to speak with a member of his staff regarding a variety of topics.

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*MEDIA ADVISORY* Graves Mobile Office Hours for Ralls, Marion, and Lewis Counties on April 23

2015/04/17

 

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Graves Mobile Office Hours for Ralls, Marion, and Lewis Counties

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of U.S. Representative Sam Graves’ staff will be holding Mobile Office stops next Thursday, April 23. Graves’ Mobile Office hours give constituents the opportunity to speak with a member of his staff regarding a variety of topics.

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Graves Applauds T&I Committee Passing Bill to Block ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Rule

2015/04/17

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sam Graves released the following statement  after the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee approved legislation prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from finalizing its proposed “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule. Rep. Graves, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, helped introduce the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act on Monday, April 13.

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The Case for the Fair Tax

2015/04/17

This Wednesday was the deadline for federal tax filing. As another April 15 passes with our tax code as confusing as it’s ever been, Washington must use this opportunity to highlight our desperate need for tax simplification.

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Standing With Israel

2015/04/07

The security of the United States and the world are of paramount importance to me, which is why I am so concerned about the current negotiations over Iran's nuclear development program.

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A Blueprint for Responsibility

2015/03/26

A budget is a fiscal blueprint of the future. It is an outline of one's priorities that tells you what they consider important, and also what they view as unimportant.

Last week, my colleagues and I released the Fiscal Year 2016 House Budget resolution. This legislation immediately repeals Obamacare, balances our budget in less than 10 years without raising taxes, and cuts government waste. 

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Graves Introduces Legislation to Provide Relief to Small Municipalities

2015/03/25

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sam Graves today introduced legislation to increase the length of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit cycle from five to twenty years. Introduced along with Representatives Blaine Luetkemeyer, Billy Long, Vicky Hartzler, Ann Wagner and Jason Smith, this bill will allow municipalities time to prudently finance required improvements.

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*** MEDIA ADVISORY *** Graves Mobile Office Hours for Linn, Chariton, and Carroll Counties

2015/03/25

 

WASHINGTON, D.C – Members of U.S. Representative Sam Graves’ staff will be holding Mobile Office stops next Monday, March 30. Graves’ Mobile Office events give constituents the opportunity to speak with a member of his staff regarding a variety of topics.

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Sam Graves Introduces Bill to Reform the Army Corps’ Flood Management Procedures

2015/03/16

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sam Graves today introduced legislation designed to improve management of the Missouri River. This bill would remove “fish and wildlife” from the list of authorized purposes for which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can undertake a river management project. Currently, the Corps’ Master Manual includes eight authorized purposes. By removing “fish and wildlife,” the Corps can focus more closely on projects related to navigation and flood management.

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Contact Information

1415 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-7041
Fax 202-225-8221
graves.house.gov/

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.


Serving With

Ann Wagner

MISSOURI's 2nd DISTRICT

Blaine Luetkemeyer

MISSOURI's 3rd DISTRICT

Vicky Hartzler

MISSOURI's 4th DISTRICT

Billy Long

MISSOURI's 7th DISTRICT

Jason Smith

MISSOURI's 8th DISTRICT

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