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Louisiana is a southeastern U.S. state on the Gulf of Mexico. Its history as a melting pot of French, African, American and French-Canadian cultures is reflected in its Creole and Cajun cultures. The largest city, New Orleans, is known for its colonial-era French Quarter, raucous Mardi Gras festival, jazz music, Renaissance-style St. Louis Cathedral and wartime exhibits at the huge National WWII Museum.
Capital: Baton Rouge

Governor: John Bel Edwards (D)  (225)342-7015 or (866)366-1121
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John Bel Edwards is an American politician and lawyer who is the 56th and current Governor of Louisiana, in office since January 11, 2016. He was previously the Minority Leader of the Louisiana House of Representatives for two terms.
Born: September 16, 1966 (age 51), Baton Rouge, LA
Spouse: Donna Edwards
Office: Governor of Louisiana since 2016
Party: Democratic Party
Lieutenant: Billy Nungesser
Previous offices: Minority Leader of the Louisiana House of Representatives (2012–2015),

Senators:
John Neely Kennedy (R)
(202) 224-4623 / (504) 581-6190    Contact
John Neely Kennedy is an American attorney and politician who is the junior United States Senator from Louisiana, serving since 2017.
Born: November 21, 1951 (age 66), Centreville, MS
Office: Senator (R-LA) since 2017
Governor: Mike Foster; Kathleen Blanco; Bobby Jindal; John Bel Edwards
Spouse: Rebecca Kennedy
Education: University of Oxford, University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University
Children: James Preston Kennedy

Bill Cassidy (R)
 (202) 224-5824 (202) 224-4623  Contact
William Morgan Cassidy is an American physician and politician currently serving as the senior United States Senator from the state of Louisiana.
Born: September 28, 1957 (age 60), Highland Park, IL
Office: Senator (R-LA) since 2015
Previous office: Representative, LA 6th District (2009–2015)
Education: Louisiana State University (1979)
Spouse: Laura Layden Cassidy
Children: Kate Cassidy, Meg Cassidy, Will Cassidy


Representatives:
 Cedric Richmond (D)    
(202) 225-6636     Contact
Cedric Levon Richmond is an American politician in the Democratic Party who has been the U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district since 2011. His district includes most of New Orleans.
Born: September 13, 1973 (age 44), New Orleans, LA
Spouse: Raquel Greenup
Office: Representative (D-LA 2nd District) since 2011
Succeeded by: Wesley T. Bishop
Education: Tulane University Law School (1998), Morehouse College (1995), Benjamin Franklin High School
Siblings: Sidney Richmond

Clay Higgins,(R)    
   (202) 225-2031      Contact
Glen Clay Higgins is an American politician and law enforcement officer from the state of Louisiana. He is the U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district.
Born: August 24, 1961 (age 56), New Orleans, LA
Office: Representative (LA 3rd District) since 2017
Children: 4
Education: Louisiana State University
Preceded by: Charles Boustany
Spouse: Becca Higgins (m. 2009),

 Mike Johnson, (R)  
(202) 225-2777     Contact
James Michael "Mike" Johnson is the U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district, first elected in 2016. He is a member of the Republican Party.
Born: January 30, 1972 (age 45), Shreveport, LA
Office: Representative (LA 4th District) since 2017
Education: Louisiana State University
Children: 4
Spouse: Kelly Lary
Parents: James Patrick Johnson, Jeanne Johnson

Ralph Abraham (R),
(202) 225-8490    Contact
Ralph Lee Abraham Jr., is an American physician and former veterinarian from Mangham, Louisiana, who won election on December 6, 2014, as a Republican to represent Louisiana's 5th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Born: September 16, 1954 (age 63), Monroe, LA
Office: Representative (R-LA 5th District) since 2015
Spouse: Dianne Abraham
Residence: Mangham, LA
Education: LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport (1990–1994),
Children: Ashley Abraham, Lee Abraham, KiAnne Abraham

Garret Graves (R)
(202) 225-3901      Contact
Garret Neal Graves is the United States Representative from Louisiana's 6th congressional district. In a runoff election on December 6, 2014, Graves, a Republican, defeated the Democratic candidate, former Governor Edwin Edwards
Born: January 31, 1972 (age 45), Baton Rouge, LA
Spouse: Carissa Graves
Office: Representative (LA 6th District) since 2015
Member of congress start date: January 3, 2015
Children: 3
Education: Catholic High School, Louisiana Tech University, University of Alabama, American University


1st    Scalise, Steve    R  (202) 225-3015        * Energy and Commerce

2nd    Richmond, Cedric    D  (202) 225-6636        * Homeland Security    * Judiciary

3rd    Higgins, Clay    R     (202) 225-2031        * Homeland Security    * Science, Space, and Technology    * Veterans' Affairs

4th    Johnson, Mike    R   (202) 225-2777        * Natural Resources    * Judiciary

5th    Abraham, Ralph    R  (202) 225-8490        * Agriculture    * Armed Services    * Science, Space, and Technology

6th    Graves, Garret    R    (202) 225-3901        * Natural Resources    * Transportation and Infrastructure




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